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”

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”

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”

Book Review: “Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic” by Micheal McCreary

Let me tell everyone something! This book is an excellent, hilarious perspective of living with Autism through Micheal McCreary. He is an individual living with Autism who is in his 20s, and he is a stand-up comedian. He really loves to perform on stage through comedy. Ever since he was a little boy, he enjoyedContinue reading “Book Review: “Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic” by Micheal McCreary”

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”

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”

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”