Neurotypical Questions – How Can I Be a Better Ally to Autistic People? – Christa Holmans (Neurodivergent Rebel) & Paul Austin (IBM)

We are going to dive in and have a little chat because Paul and I were talking about the importance of having awesome allies and how you can be a good ally to autistic and neurodivergent people, and Paul has some really good questions.  Continue reading Neurotypical Questions – How Can I Be a Better Ally to Autistic People? – Christa Holmans (Neurodivergent Rebel) & Paul Austin (IBM)

Divergent Minds by Jenara Nerenberg – Neurodivergent Book Reviews

I found myself nodding along in agreement, as I quickly devoured this page-turner, filled with relatable experiences, familiar truths, life lessons, and actionable takeaways for sensory humans wanting to live a more fulfilling life. Continue reading Divergent Minds by Jenara Nerenberg – Neurodivergent Book Reviews

Anxiety and Autism/Neurodiversity Issues on The Anxious Truth Podcast

This week I had the pleasure of being invited into The Anxious Truth Podcast. We discuss some of the overlapping issues found in both anxiety disorders and autism and other neurodivergent conditions such as ADHD.  Continue reading Anxiety and Autism/Neurodiversity Issues on The Anxious Truth Podcast

5 Ways Employers Can Have a Sensory Friendly Office

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

Why the World Needs Neurodiversity

Neurodiverse people have a lot to offer society, but first, we must accept them. Neurodiversity is the key, a tool for acceptance.

The world needs neurodiversity for this very reason.

Why is this neurodiverse acceptance such a threat to some people? Continue reading Why the World Needs Neurodiversity

Let’s Talk About the Fidget Spinner Craze

Some of us were fidgeting long before these spinners came into the picture. All of the sudden these things are everywhere. This week I check out my first fidget spinner, in an attempt to figure out what all the fuss is about. Continue reading Let’s Talk About the Fidget Spinner Craze

Filtered – My Sensory Experience

You are only experiencing the world through your own filter,
just like I can only view the world through mine.
We all have many ways to see.
There are differences between you and me.

Little noises in a quiet room. Did anyone else hear that sound?
There is a humming lamp and a high pitched screeching.
I look around at everyone sitting calmly, not a glance or a twitch.
No one else appears bothered, so my headphones come out. Continue reading Filtered – My Sensory Experience

What is Neurodiversity? Does it Exclude People with Severe Disabilities?

Neurodiversity – the idea that neurological differences (Autism, Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, and others) are natural variations in the evolution of the human genome. Continue reading What is Neurodiversity? Does it Exclude People with Severe Disabilities?