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“Uncertainty is one of the primary human fears,” Teal Swan By Keri Bowers Being constant as it is, the world around us is always in cyclical flux; transition; expansion; growth; change and sadly, demise and destruction all at once. We bear witness to a lot of stress and challenge, especi…
05.01.2017 · From The Art of Autism
I believe much of my misery was rooted in my perceived inability to make thoughtful, empowered and meaningful choices in my life—choices about my thoughts, my attitude, my perspective, and my behavior. By Emily Grey Berman The Vision I always wanted to be a mother. I had this vision of raisin…
26.02.2016 · From The Art of Autism
It is imperative to understand that we live in a world where nothing is impossible. If we don't have a solution yet, we can build it ourselves, thanks to the knowledge and resources available in abundance.9 year old Aidan Robinson was born with a left limb that ended just below his elbow. Having tri…
06.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
by April Griffin As far back as I can remember I felt more comfortable around male peers. I have a lot of interests that tend to be male orientated and find them easier to converse with. My generation had strong gender roles and I felt compelled to rebel against them. April Griffin “ExhaleR…
19.09.2016 · From The Art of Autism
In the last five years, 8-year old Sofia has spent over 10,000 hours drawing. Sofia Drawing By Debra Muzikar A portrait submission was made to the Art of Autism this week which I found quite compelling. The portraits had animated expressions and jumped off the screen. Imagine my surprise when I disc…
03.12.2017 · From The Art of Autism
About one in three autistic people in the United Kingdom is prescribed drugs designed to alter brain function, based on the records of almost 40,000 people1. People with autism are more likely to be prescribed these so-called ‘psychotropic’ drugs than are most people who visit a doctor. The figure f…
12.02.2019 · From Spectrum News
Update 05/17/2017 I’m collecting favorite quotes about autism from some of my favorite people. Please share your own in the comments and if I like it, I may add it to the list. 1. “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” Dr. Stephen Sho…
17.05.2017 · From The Art of Autism
By the Harms Family, Happy Hands Toys The Harms family have become experts in all things fidgets. It began when mom and dad discovered that life became better for their son when he was able to “fidget.” Using sensory toys and fidgets as an outlet for his anxiety help him with his daily living and co…
11.11.2017 · From Geek Book clubs
This blog post was written by Paul Tudisco. Paul is the creator of  Limitless Stylus - a stylus meant for people with limited hand mobility, who cannot use their fingers very well with a touchscreen device.I am 29 years old and ever since I was born, I have had Cerebral Palsy. For me, It has be…
11.04.2016 · From Assistive Technology Blog
“Synchronicity is evident when a Life is ABLAZE with ReFIREment,”  Laurence A. Becker By Ron Sandison On March 22, I was delighted as I opened a letter from Dr. Laurence A. Becker founder of Creative Learning Environments and the producer of With Eyes Wide Open, a documentary film of the life …
03.07.2017 · From The Art of Autism
By Steve Staniek The forest has always been my spiritual home where I could feel safe and free. Perhaps it was my exposure to nature from an early age that raised my sensitivity to the energies around me, until I grew `into an environmental empath, that’s someone who can feel the presence of differe…
20.02.2019 · From The Art of Autism
Tara Lazar (rhymes with bazaar) is a creative mother of two who writes quirky, humorous children’s books−picture books and middle school novels−that kids (and adults) love. She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2010 and she has lost feeling in her feet and legs. She’s a woman who …
17.03.2016 · From Geek Book clubs
Sundays are special at Autistry. The workshop combines older teenagers, generally juniors or seniors in high school, with some of our college age students (Friday guys). When not studying for their college classes, the older students help the others with their projects and often join in LARP (Live…
25.11.2016 · From Autistry Studios
I was bullied by other kids, teachers and faculty, my own family at times and bosses and yet I couldn’t communicate what was happening until I was well out of my teens. By Christina MacNeal As someone who was an autistic teen and is now an autistic adult I want to share the problems of bullying that…
24.11.2015 · From The Art of Autism
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