The University of Central Florida’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities is launching a training program geared to teach library staff about autism.
I thrive in the world of text where I can take as long as I need to read, re-read, re-re-read what someone says until I am sure I understand what they mean, and I can take even longer, when needed, to try to understand what feelings they are putting into the words. I can take my time answering as well. I can rewrite my reply a dozen times if I need to in order to be comfortable with the communication.Read more "I Just Suck at Friendship"
I am heading out to my girlfriend’s house now for dinner and some movie watching with her parents. I will be home sometime not long after midnight, in advance… Happy New Years Everyone!Read more "Happy New Year!"
Instead of devoting all our efforts towards preventing more of us from showing up, why not put some of those efforts into making life easier for autistic people already here and the people around them?Read more "Autism Research in the Wrong Direction"
I got into a discussion with my girlfriend last night about what it means to be artistic. I have always described myself as unartistic; I do not sculpt, paint, or sketch.Read more "I am not artistic… yet."