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Battling labels and on defining yourself.

Part of the day to day for purpose work that I am involved in is ensuring that young people and their families get access to the resources that they need in the school setting so that they can have as much of a chance to reach their potential as any other young person. 124 more words

Emotional Intelligence

The Big Reveal!

Grandma saw it so now you get to as well!  It’s quite the change, but he looks good. :)  Right after the haircut, when he first saw himself in the mirror, he started saying he wanted his hair back and kept asking me to put it back on.   16 more words


Carry the Ocean by Heidi Cullinan

(Reviewed from an e-arc from NetGalley)

I ‘m always on the lookout for romances with autistic characters, and this New Adult romance is one of the most thematically interesting I’ve found. 636 more words

Book Commentary

Day 87 - 3.2 miles (336.05 total) #aspergers #runstreak #earthathon

Let’s be positive today.  The boys had an all day karate training today followed by a kids birthday party.  I’m going to skip the negative moments of the day.   634 more words

Why You Should Listen to What Autistic Adults Have to Say

As I have said in response to a previous post, my viewpoint was dismissed at the Autism Society of the Bluegrass meeting I went to when I revealed I was autistic. 460 more words

"It broadens your awareness:" Bradley Center hosts 2015 Walk Now for Autism Speaks

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Saturday marked the 2015 Milwaukee Walk Now for Autism Speaks at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

The goal of the event is to raise money for funding research, public awareness — and a cure. 108 more words