I've been working on this post for several months, and I finally finished it! It's been a bit hard to write things since the most recent brain injury, as there's been a few health issues since - seizures, worsening complex migraines that mimic strokes, and most recently a diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (although that's been … Continue reading All About AAC: A Guide to Augmentative and Alternative Communication Options!
I've been working on this one for a while, but I finally finished it - an infographic! We learned how to make these in class this semester, and I really wanted to try to make one for the website. All the information from this is from my post about a Stim Toys and Fidget Workshop … Continue reading Types of Stimming Infographic
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
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
Most of us have heard the saying "All cats are autistic." Usually it's meant as a joke, but there is a hint of truth to it. I see a lot of behaviors in my cat that I recognize in myself. In explaining what autism is, I've found referencing the difference between cats and dogs to … Continue reading Explaining Autism: With Cats