Autism Month

Every April is Autism month. Although, everyday is journey for all Autistics. Over the years, the community has been pushing for the world to go from awareness to acceptance and advocacy. Acceptance becomes more than just awareness and appreciation because it becomes everyday living. People learn to embrace others with no judgements. Also, people learnContinue reading “Autism Month”

Andrew Maggio: Finding Romance on the Autism Spectrum

There are so many topics that can benefit the community. I decided to collaborate people within the community to share messages and discuss important topics that should be addressed. For this topic, I have collaborated with Andrew Maggio, who was a guest on my blog back in February of this year. He came back onContinue reading “Andrew Maggio: Finding Romance on the Autism Spectrum”

Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

Throughout my school years, I always had an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). I even attended my my Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings throughout my school years. Now, as a paraprofessional for elementary school students with Autism, I became my students’ advocate, and I am working with my sudents to accomplish their goals in school. ThisContinue reading “Individualized Education Plan (IEP)”

This Is Autism

I am beyond proud and excited to share about being in a published book called, “This Is Autism”! The book provides various perspectives, including my own, about living with Autism. The book was published by Ms. Jessica Leichtweisz, CEO of Hope Education Services, and Aidan Allman-Cooper, Founder and Chairman of Special Education Committee of AdvocatesContinue reading “This Is Autism”

TV shows and movies about Autism

In our society today, there are TV shows and movies that have been coming out in which characters portray individuals living with Autism. From cartoon shows to regular shows to movies, people get to learn about what living with Autism is like. In the entertainment world, actors and actresses have been coming out to playContinue reading “TV shows and movies about Autism”

Book Review: Rules by Cynthia Lord

What does this book make you think of? The book title can explain itself, but its more than just about that. The perspective in this book comes from a neurotypical person having a sibling living with Autism; The sister’s name is Catherine, whose perspective is told from in this book, and her brother’s name isContinue reading “Book Review: Rules by Cynthia Lord”

Interview with Joyce Li on ABA and Early Intervention

This guest interview story with is Joyce Li, an ABA Teacher Assistant for an Early Intervention Center and does home cases for children living with Autism. Personally, I have known Joyce since I was in high school and have been good friends with her since then. Today, she is like another sister to me. MyContinue reading “Interview with Joyce Li on ABA and Early Intervention”

Early Intervention

As soon as I was diagnosed with Autism, my parents did everything they can to get me services and therapies that I needed. Eventually, I received Early Intervention. I had Early Intervention while living in NY. Early Intervention helped me progress to now living to my best potential and quality of life today. To thisContinue reading “Early Intervention”

ABLE account

There are so many kinds of financial plans and accounts! I am going to share about ABLE account, and how it really is not like many other savings nor investment plans for individuals living with disabilities. ABLE account is a savings, investment account specifically designed for individuals living with disabilities. Individuals living with disabilities areContinue reading “ABLE account”

Virtual Education

Teaching at home during the Coronavirus has made educators and professionals discover new ways to teach students. We can all say that the education system will see many changes in the ways that students are being taught, especially as we continue to learn various ways to incorporate technology into teaching. Not only that, it connectsContinue reading “Virtual Education”