FOREWARD I have been writing about my life with autism since 2005. Every story has been shared with the goal of helping families learn from my experiences, which eased my own pain of reliving these experiences on paper. The Audition is very different. After years of hard work building skills to accommodate my life with… Read More The Audition
The temperature was perfect for running morning errands. I had a list of seemingly small tasks inconveniently spread out over town. I knew the time commitment to traveling from one place to another would consume more time than usual but I welcomed the additional time to walk and listen to my audio books. The breeze… Read More Ikigai?
There are many heated debates within the autism community; vaccines, therapy choices, diet, and alternative communication, just to name a few. Each one has devoted groups who are ready, at any time, to fiercely debate their conclusions. At the heart of it all is one debate that I believe shapes our view of everything we… Read More Autism is the Path
The familiarity of quarantine When the news of Covid-19 becoming a pandemic hit my ears, I was already prepared for the great shift to online life. In 2015 I began building an online music school and named it Enlightened Audio Academy. Quarantine left students searching for a way to continue their music education, but I… Read More Nikhedonia and the music that brought me back to Autism Advocacy