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By Gretchen McIntire Sometimes an offering of grace is something we offer someone we love in the form of forgiveness but that can only be genuine if we first offer ourselves the same forgiveness. This comes with a radical change in mindset that we are generally always doing our best and that e…
3 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
Autistic Author Interview Chase Taylor Ever since he was a little boy, Chase Taylor, has had a passion for letters and cute characters. Now that he’s an adult, he’s turned his passion into a series of children’s books that help children identify letters and words that begin with those letters.…
5 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
By Megan Amodeo It’s currently April 2020. My entire family, and most of the United States have been in quarantine for about a month. A relentless virus has forced most of us to lock our doors and stay put until further notice. Schools are closed. Restaurants and movie theaters are dark. The stre…
10 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
Autistic Author Interview Andy Buchan Andy Buchan was a police officer for nearly 30 years and during his time he saw many different aspects of life that made him better equipped to help people. His book, “Autism and the Police,” is a culmination of all of his experience woven into a guide to …
12 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
By Megan Amodeo We need to do better as a society. It is unacceptable for people to still view autism as a one size fits all. We should be well past the stereotypes of autism that have often misrepresented us in the media. The old of views of autism need to be put away, discarded. As an aut…
06.05.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
By Christa Holmans, Neurodivergent Rebel It’s April, and many autistic people online know what that means, although some have been lucky enough to miss it. For those who have been, until now, blissfully unaware. I’m about to reveal the truth, what “Autism Awareness Month” …
01.05.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
(Image taken of Gretchen McIntire speaking at TEDxNatick.) Staying Calm During COVID-19 By Gretchen McIntire Staying calm during this pandemic isn’t easy for anyone. Staying calm on a regular day isn’t easy for me. The word “unprecedented” has been used on a daily basis and I believe that t…
29.04.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
Interview by Jenny BristolIllustration by Rebecca Burgess Haley Moss was diagnosed as autistic when she was a small child, but she grew up with the love and support of her family who focused on her strengths and treated any difference as an asset. She grew up knowing that she could do anything sh…
03.04.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
Interview by Jenny BristolIllustration by Rebecca Burgess Dr. Lamar Hardwick is a leader in his community, both in his role as lead pastor at Tri-Cities Church in Georgia and by being a positive force in the other parts of his life. He is very open about being autistic, for the purposes of educat…
03.04.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
Interview by Jenny BristolIllustration by Rebecca Burgess Christa Holmans is a bold and dynamic advocate for autistic people and neurodiversity. To help accommodate her own needs, she lives in an RV while also working remotely in a full-time leadership position on top of her advocacy work. She…
03.04.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
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