Since COVID started there has been change after change. As an autistic person, I struggle sometimes with change – even the good changes can be difficult.
As I’ve been forced to deal with a lot of change these days, change has gotten a bit easier for me… and some BIG changes are coming. Continue reading BIG NEWS & THANK YOU FOR 4 YEARS!!!!
I recently was invited to chat with Summer Orban on the SOSOS Podcast. I hope you enjoy our autistic ramblings on Autism & Intersectionality. Continue reading I was Invited to Summer Orban’s SOSO Podcast on Autism & Intersectionality
An intimate look inside the mind of an autistic person, Rosie’s story shows the hidden truth that many autistic people know. How invisible our differences and struggles often are. I can’t praise this book highly enough! Continue reading My Autistic Fight Song by Rosie Weldon – Neurodivergent Book Reviews
Part of my autistic experience is being addicted to knowledge. If I’m interested in something, it is all I think about. My brain is sometimes impossible to turn off. When harnessed correctly, this attribute is what managers often like most about me. When I was a young adult, managing fast food was what I wanted to do more than anything else. I was hungry for all the training I could get. Continue reading An Autistic Entering the Workforce (Book Preview)
At first, some people may feel the urge to run around and tell everybody this new information when they find out they’re autistic. However, disclosing can be very tricky, especially in the workplace. Continue reading An Autistic Perspective – Disclosing & Accommodations
Autistic Pride isn’t just about celebrating who we are. It’s also about coming together, remembering those we’ve lost, and working together towards a brighter future for future generations of autistic and other neurodivergent people. Continue reading 10 Reasons We Need Autistic Pride
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
This week I wanted to talk about why I make a great employee as an autistic person, and I want to take that one step further and say not only why I’m a great employee as an autistic person, but why being an autistic person makes me a great employee. I’m not a great employee in spite of my autism. Continue reading Hire Me!!! – Autistic People as Employees
I want to say that this might not be right for everyone. There are just some situations where unfortunately, for one reason or another, it just may not be safe for someone to be openly autistic because there are still plenty of stigma and misinformation out there. But those of us who are able to be openly autistic, it’s important because we do need to correct that misinformation. And just by existing and being honest and open with the world, we have the opportunity to do that. Continue reading Interviewing Myself – Disclosing Autism During a Job Interview
Please watch this video and consider how many of these sensory accommodations will benefit MOST of your employees, not JUST your employees with sensory issues. Creating a more comfortable workforce is beneficial to your entire team. Continue reading 5 Ways Employers Can Have a Sensory Friendly Office