Tag Archives: ASD

I might be Autistic: Exploring and accepting my autism

Mo has had a lifetime of experiences that are unique and familiar to autistic people, and now she is committed to healing, accepting her true self, … I might be Autistic: Exploring and accepting my autism

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November 2021 Monthly Roundup!

It’s that time again, just before the winter holidays and all the good food.. so time to do a roundup and see how I’m doing. There will also be some sad news in this one so be warned! I’ve been pretty active this month, but it’s getting back in the habit of working out that’s hard. My weight has stayed

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Harsh Truths & Cold Reality

Identity is made up of a multiple parts. It’s like one of those multi sided gaming dice or a multifaceted gem. It’s complex and deeply personal. You can’t love a person without loving them for all that they are. You also have to realize that if you have never left your own country, it limits your perspective, the lens with

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Monthly Roundup!- October 2021

So I missed doing a monthly roundup for August and September because I just wasn’t that active. It’s hard to admit but, it’s true and because of that I gained a good amount of weight.. sigh. My weight weight went up like 10 pounds in those two months.. so I’m back to logging my food and being more active. I

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Confidentiality of Diagnostic Paperwork

This oddly enough comes up a lot especially in advocate spaces. There is always some misguided person demanding to see the diagnostic paperwork from an advocate in order to prove that they are autistic. However they have NO legal right to it as it’s protected under the law. However even when someone has NO legal right to the information, people

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Disability Support in Canada

Resources -websites, pages and people with valuable knowledge. Federal and Provinical Government Links -for disability support in Canada. TED Talks About Autism– Videos from TED Talks about Autism from multiple perspectives. I was diagnosed with Autism over 2 years ago. What I found odd was that there were no Government links for support. I found about some of the Federal

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Companies and the DTC

For those that don’t know the DTC is short for the disability tax credit in Canada. This isn’t just for Autism but any disability although with Autism it’s a lifelong thing while other disabilities (broken leg for an example) are temporary and you may need to reapply. Now the form itself is in PDF, Large Print, Braille, and Digital Audio

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Connie Manning: The Bully

Connie has come after me before. In Fact she goes after a lot of advocates, what’s sadder though is that she has a cult like following that thinks everything she does is peachy keen. This was a post about my Autistic Goblin Facebook page it’s pretty clear who they are targeting and why. I’m not into their little mean girl

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Connie Manning CEO of CalmWear: Enabling Stalking

TRIGGER WARNING: STALKING Fine, We’ll Talk About Autism and Misogyny – worth reading. Okay so first off did you even get consent from your Son to tell this story?? Secondly as someone that had a stalker in High School (why I keep my shit locked down tight) as even when I graduated in between 2002-2004 (vague for safety) he contacted

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Next For Autism The Organization

Next for Autism is a charity aimed at parents of Autistic Children as a charity to help them understand and treat their children. You read that right they believe in treating and curing Autism. Don’t worry it made me sick too, so I decided to take a look at the organization myself since Aspergers Autism Friends Society AAFS posted a

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Should You Get A Diagnosis?

Honestly this question gets asked a lot on social media whether it’s Facebook, Reddit or YouTube. A lot more people are getting diagnosed in school (lucky) but those that got missed because Autism was barely understood until most of us are past high school, it costs money. Adult Screening Tool can help you decide if should go for it as

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