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By Christa Holmans, Neurodiversity Rebel I’ve always been different. There were hints of these differences throughout my life. For many years the truth behind my differences lay hidden from me, a secret buried deep within the inner workings of my mind… Autism. I’m Autistic, but I didn’t know I…
4 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
By Megan Amodeo Another year has come and gone. Let’s face it, 2020 was a weird, stressful and mind-blowing year. It seemed as if, at times, the world was ending. It was hard to hope for better days when worse days kept coming month after month. We learned new ways of interacting with those ar…
11 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
By Gretchen McIntire Every year around this time, I become rather somber. I remember my late husband Devin’s passing. I remember the lessons I’ve learned throughout the year. I remember the good times too. I try to remember to be gentler of others who weren’t exactly looking forward to the holida…
08.01.2021 · From Geek Book clubs
It feels so good to write 2021 and put 2020 behind us. Though the last year was dark with fires, COVID, and economic uncertainty there were times of light and laughter. Autistry ended the year with stunning success stories. We supported 20 students taking several different courses at College of Mar…
07.01.2021 · From Autistry Studios
By Christa Holmans, Neurodivergent Rebel It was just after lunchtime as I started to feel the familiar stinging pain starting to creep in behind my eyes. It had been a few months since the company I worked for had moved into a new larger office upstairs. I’d already lost count of the migraines…
23.12.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
By Megan Amodeo You often hear “buzz” words when talking about autism  and disabled communities. There are a myriad of terms, and I won’t pretend I know everything about all of them. One word I’d like to discuss is the term “caregiver.” A caregiver can fill a number of roles, but it mo…
16.12.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
By Gretchen McIntire My journey from Massachusetts to North Carolina this past weekend was quite an adventure of allowing grace at each turn. Shortly before the move I fainted into the arms of my chiropractor. Sounds romantic? Not so much. He discovered that one of the reasons for my randomly som…
11.12.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
Poetry by Steven R. Burton Steven R. Burton from Bradford, Yorkshire loves creative writing, music, traveling and making friends. He says he is both an out-going person and a bit quiet and shy. His greatest form of expression is through his poetry where he writes about his life experiences, menta…
04.12.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
By Megan Amodeo I need absolutes and hard facts. I need a specific date and time. I realize that everyone wants to know when this pandemic virus will run its course. The thing is, I need to know now. I am autistic. I know that is not breaking news. “I know that, to most people, autism does not…
25.11.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
By Christa Holmans, Neurodivergent Rebel We have now been living in “COVID times” for almost all of 2020. When the global lockdown started in March, it would be hard to imagine we’d still be living under restrictions eight months later, but here we are. As the world has been singing “F-2020,” …
20.11.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
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