Happy Autism Acceptance Day! April is generally one of my least favorite months, but I'm trying really hard to focus on it being Autism Acceptance Month - instead of paying as much attention to all the harmful "light it up blue" things. I'm too close to burnout to be able to deal with it this … Continue reading Why Autism Acceptance?
I have to admit... I hadn't really made sensory bottles until recently. I was first introduced to them by one of my friends at the Autism community center I used to facilitate programming for. She would make several of them with all sorts of materials, and then gleefully refer to each one as a "Party … Continue reading Party in a Bottle: Sensory Bottles and How to Make Them
Content is very heavy and emotional. Please take care of yourself if reading. Grief: noun; deep and poignant distress caused by or as if by bereavement I've found that death isn't something people want to talk about. It's one of those things that everyone knows exists - but no one acknowledges it. Over the … Continue reading Autism in Grief
Important note: The PowerPoint presentation I am posting is not mine. However, I was given permission to post it by the President of the organization (thank you Caroline!), as they thought it would be beneficial to share. Helpful post time! Our Neurodiversity Club partnered with the university's student emergency medicine and response organization (EM/ERGE). They … Continue reading What to Expect in Medical Emergencies and First Aid: An Overview