Classroom placements in Education

When my family and I moved to New Jersey, I was three years old at the time. One of the biggest reasons that we moved from Brooklyn, NY to New Jersey was because of me; There were not much services and therapies left that the state could offer me after I reached that age. AfterContinue reading “Classroom placements in Education”

High Functioning Autism (HFA) and Asperger’s Syndrome?

High Functioning Autism (HFA) and Asperger’s Syndrome are part about living with Autism. They have their similarities and differences. After reading this blog story, you will be able to understand more about different behaviors and skills in individuals with Autism throughout the spectrum. High Functioning Autism (HFA) is an individual living with Autism who progressedContinue reading “High Functioning Autism (HFA) and Asperger’s Syndrome?”

Early Years

I will be honest that I do not recall much of my years before 2nd grade, including my years in New York. For most of this story, it comes from experiences with my parents. I was born in Brooklyn, NY. While growing up in Brooklyn, my Autism affected me in many ways: I had noContinue reading “Early Years”

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental, lifelong disability. Autism affects communication and behavior of individuals living with it, thus affects everyday functioning. The picture above shares common signs and symptoms of living with Autism. It is important to remember though that Autism is different in every individual living with it. More and more individualsContinue reading “What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?”

My Interview on”Bridge The Gap” YouTube TV show

December 2019, I bridged the gap! I was interviewed by Mrs. Jessica Leichtwieisz, an Autism professional, ABA therapist, and CEO of Hope Education Services. My interview came out online back on Sunday, December 22nd at 9pm. Jessica created a YouTube, TV show called “Bridge The Gap”, in which adults living with Autism come on asContinue reading “My Interview on”Bridge The Gap” YouTube TV show”

Evening event with Temple Grandin

Faces 4 Autism, an Autism organization in south NJ, hosted an evening event with Dr.Temple Grandin, on Tuesday, December 17th. Temple Grandin is an incredible woman who lives with Autism. She is an animal science professor at the University of Colorado, creates engineer designs for meat plants all over the U.S, and performs keynote speechesContinue reading “Evening event with Temple Grandin”