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”

The world during Coronavirus

I never thought the Coronavirus would affect the whole entire world. Everyone has to stay home for their safety and health. Schools are closed, leaving children to learn remotely online. Stores are limiting the amount of customers in their stores, as well as everyone wearing masks everywhere they go. I’m writing this story because allContinue reading “The world during Coronavirus”

Mike McDonald

This guest story is by Mike McDonald, a young man on the Autism spectrum from Massachusetts. He spends his time working as a Graphic Designer at home. Also, he holds a part time job at a liquor store, in which he enjoys learning about the different kinds of wines and beers that come in. HeContinue reading “Mike McDonald”

Ways to teach young children with Autism

Here is a picture of approaches that anyone can teach to young children, not just with Autism: These approaches should be taught very early on in an individual’s life, especially for a child living with Autism. No matter who you are, a parent, professional, educator, etc., anyone can teach with these approaches to children. IContinue reading “Ways to teach young children with Autism”

My Top 5 about being a woman living with Autism

Autism is an neuro-developmental disability diagnosed more in boys than girls. When it comes to being a woman and living with Autism, it can be an interesting life. These are my 5 top when it comes to be a woman living with Autism. I have to work harder than most people. If you read myContinue reading “My Top 5 about being a woman living with Autism”

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”

Different Kinds of Thinkers

The world is full of various thinkers. This applies to individuals living with Autism too. There are various kinds of thinkers: Our minds have various kinds of thinking processes. The following types of thinking processes that make us these kinds of thinkers are: Visual, Pattern, Verbal, and Auditory. People could be just Visual thinkers, beContinue reading “Different Kinds of Thinkers”

Driving

I first learned about driving through my high school’s driver’s education class. I had to get my permit through my driver education class. I studied everything I learned from the class and took my written test about driving. I aced that test and I got my permit! I knew the facts and information when itContinue reading “Driving”

Autism and Medications

There is no exact cause for an individual to be diagnosed with Autism. Also, there is no cure for Autism. Autism is lifelong. Not only that, there is no direct medication for Autism either. Medications for individuals living with Autism are used to treat co-occurring issues: OCD, Anxiety, Depression, Seizures, and other medical health issues.Continue reading “Autism and Medications”

Services and Therapies for individuals living with Autism

When I was very young and lived in Brooklyn, NY, I received early intervention services and various kinds therapies. I had them every single day, seven days a week! Plus, I still had some therapies throughout my education in NJ. I would not be where I am today if my parents did not get meContinue reading “Services and Therapies for individuals living with Autism”