Personal Perspective

Brainworks App

Brain Works App

I was very excited when I heard about the Brain Works app, as I really enjoy using apps on my iPad and iPhone, especially apps that can help me in some way. Gwen Wild,...

Special Needs and Ignorance: Please Get To Know Me, Before You Judge Me!

As an individual who has autism, I have unfortunately came in contact with quite a few ignorant people throughout my life. People who judge me before they get to know me. People who tease...
in his shoes

“In His Shoes” by Joanna L. Keating-Velasco

I must start off by saying that In His Shoes, A Short Journey Through Autism is an INCREDIBLE book!!! The author, Joanna L. Keating-Velasco, does such a great job of including all of the many...

Managing Sensory Overload: An Insider’s Perspective

Sensory differences are often very common in individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), as well as other special needs. Everyday events can be considered completely overstimulating. As a young adult with ASD, I get...