I have just had a thought, everyone in every other community has a role model right? So in that vein where are ours? Why have we been left out in the cold yet again? When you finally are told that you are autistic who can you look to as your role model? Where is that… Continue reading Where are they?
I've just been reading all my fan mail that I get each and every week, thank you all so much for your wonderful letters, emails, texts, telegrams, notes attached to carrier pigeons. Anyway a theme that has been consistently running through every thoughtful carefully written word, constructed sentence, paragraph etc is this. What is the… Continue reading What’s the difference?
Quick question do you call yourself an advocacy? If so what's the meaning of that? Are you viable within that community that you supposedly support? Do you have a strong presence within the media and also online? Are you easily reachable to assist others in need? Do you regularly speak out at events or are… Continue reading Do you call yourself an Advocate?
Often, autistic people can have meltdowns, shutdowns, or breakdowns if they get upset or overwhelmed. If you're with them, it's important to know what to do to calm them down. If you were with me or you witnessed me having one would you know what to do? Here then is my eight step guide to… Continue reading Would you know what to do?
Today I have spent 2 and a half hours walking around a shopping centre.... With *Gina my employment consultant resume in hand begging, pleading, bribing (*possibly) any employer to hire me for a job. Let that sink in. I am reduced to having to give an incentive away in order to be a likeable canditate… Continue reading What a load of s*&t
Don’t dismiss my disability Fact although you can’t see it (i.e.) it’s not visible to you I have a disability. This doesn’t prevent me from finding employment. Ok stop. It does. I should point out that I don’t highlight that fact in bold on my resume. It’s one thing that weighs on the minds of… Continue reading Don’t dismiss my disability