In Season 2, episode 5 of The Autism Podcast, we speak about all things neurodiversity, what neurodiversity means, why it is so important and the stigma associated with it, how to promote neurodiversity in the workplace and the importance of this, and much more. Continue reading The Autism Podcast – Season 2, episode 5 – Interview with Christa Holmans (aka Neurodivergent Rebel) on the topic of Neurodiversity
People ask about the hard parts.
Is autism a disability? It can be.
Is it all sunshine and rainbows? No. Continue reading Autistic Enigma – My Weaknesses, A Peek Behind the Curtain
I had the extreme pleasure of being invited to speak at the 10th annual Honestly Autism Day on April 6, 2019. The conference was amazing. I encourage you to check it out if you are ever in the area. Here … Continue reading Neurodivergent Rebel Honestly Autism Q&A – Q&A from Honestly Autism Day Morning Session
When I go deliver a presentation, what people don’t realize is there are hours and hours of work that go into that presentation. Continue reading BTS – Content Creation & Public Speaking
I found out that I was autistic at the age of twenty-nine. The Psychologist who diagnosed me recommended I read the works of autistic authors and seek out other autistic adults in order to help me to better understand autism and how it related to myself. Continue reading #AskingAutistics: What’s One Thing You Wish You Would have known? on GeekClubBooks.com
Autistic Pride – because being autistic is nothing to be ashamed of.
I encourage every one of you to do more of the things that bring you joy. If I’m ever feeling down singing is a great way to pick myself up. This little tune is one I go to. Content WARNING … Continue reading Singing Brings Me Joy
Confession 90% of my focus is on my FEET and not falling over / stomping like a T-Rex. Dave knows what I’m talking about. LOL! Continue reading Hooping in the Dark – an Improve Hoop-Dance
As an autistic person, I need to make sure I’m moving to help keep myself regulated.
To the untrained eye, a meltdown can look like a tantrum, but the reality of what is happening to someone having a meltdown is very different. Meltdowns and shutdowns can be a result of sensory overload, physical and mental exhaustion, triggered by acute stress, or depleted energy reserves. Continue reading Autistic Meltdowns, Shutdowns, & Tantrums, oh my!