Skills and Talents

Just like everyone else in the world, individuals living with Autism have their own skills and talents. These skills and talents can be very helpful to turn into careers. For example, anyone who loves drawing can go into many art careers: Art Teacher, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, etc. As I have mentioned in my lastContinue reading “Skills and Talents”

Transportation and Traveling skills

Whether learning to drive or take any other kind of transportation, such as a bus or plane, understanding the different kinds of transportation is extremely important to navigate in the world. It also demonstrates the importance of knowing the following: using maps and GPS, such as Google GPS. I use Google’s GPS all the timeContinue reading “Transportation and Traveling skills”

Sensory Seeking and Sensory Sensitivity

When it comes to living with Autism, individuals including myself can display sensory seeking and/or sensory sensitivity. Demonstrating one of these or both are signs/symptoms of living with Autism. In the picture above, it provides various examples of sensory seeking and sensory sensitivities that could occur for individuals living with Autism. Although, not everyone livingContinue reading “Sensory Seeking and Sensory Sensitivity”

Temper Tantrums and Meltdowns

Temper Tantrums and Meltdowns are a couple of signs/symptoms that are well known for people living with Autism. They may be similar, in terms of how the individual’s self-control is affected. However, they are completely different, based on the environment and the individual themselves, like their personality as an example. As an individual living withContinue reading “Temper Tantrums and Meltdowns”

Q and A on living with Autism

Hi everyone! I decided to switch things up this week by answering any questions that you may have about what it is like living with Autism. Here are my responses to anyone who asked me about living with Autism: Samantha S: When did you learn that you have Autism? Did learning about living with AutismContinue reading “Q and A on living with Autism”

Extended School Year Program

Following from the year that my camp closed, my parents reached out to the Child Study Team in my elementary school. My parents wanted to sign me up for my town’s school district Extended School Year Program, since they felt that the program would benefit me a lot. As I finally learned through my EducationContinue reading “Extended School Year Program”