This past Saturday, I presented at the 2nd Annual Southeast Adult Autism Symposium! It was a very fun experience, and I met lots of interesting people. As always, I try to upload the presentation information online. I know it's difficult for some people to attend these events, whether it's due to cost, distance, or other … Continue reading Executive Functioning and Independent Living
Month: July 2018
If you've ever attended an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting, you know how stressful they can be. I remember attending my own IEP meetings as a child, as well as looking over my brother's to check for mistakes. As part of my degree courses, I took a class this past semester on how to create and … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to the IEP
Finally: a short post! If you've been reading this blog for a while, you'll notice that the website has been a little bit redesigned. I'm hoping this design might be a bit more accessible, but I'm still working out a few issues. If you have any suggestions or accessibility concerns, please let me know!
The other day, someone said to me "it's so inspiring that you're overcoming your autism!" Not surprisingly, I hear this one a lot. "Overcoming" autism. "Despite" the autism. "Fighting" autism. "Don't forget; you're a person with autism." It's something that always throws me off, really. It's as if autism is supposed to be a roommate - you know, the … Continue reading No, I’m Not “Overcoming” Autism