St. Maarten trip: Nov. 3 to 10, 2019

Introduction I, my mother (Nancy), my father (John), and my brother (Curtis) went to St. Maarten from Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, to Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. From Nov. 3 to 9, we stayed at a condo at Dawn Beach with my Aunt Sue (My mom’s sister), Uncle Bruce, and cousin Allan. These three live in London, Ont. Sue and Bruce have three daughters who were … Continue reading St. Maarten trip: Nov. 3 to 10, 2019

Greta Thunberg’s movement and others’ reactions

Yesterday, Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate activist, delivered a four-minute speech to the United Nations (UN) leaders. As many of you may know, Greta is on the autism spectrum like I am. We have read many stories in the past where people on the spectrum try to change the world for the better, and she is no exception. As Greta states, “It’s not in spite … Continue reading Greta Thunberg’s movement and others’ reactions

My weekly social media posts: How they started

I like to use social media uniquely by making weekly posts. This all started in late 2014-early 2015 when I noticed that many people were slowly drifting apart from posting statuses on Facebook. I remember back in 2012 when my newsfeed would be flooded with written statuses, sometimes being as simple as, “Going to the mall with my friends!”, or “Having a great day!” I … Continue reading My weekly social media posts: How they started

Sports: Playing them as an autistic person

With gross motor deficits, playing sports, especially team ones, have never been easy tasks for me. More often than not, people bullying me in the past have had something to do with playing sports. Here I outline my past experiences with team sports: Baseball Baseball was the first sport my parents introduced me to when I was around three or four years old. A minor … Continue reading Sports: Playing them as an autistic person

Autism: Do people accept it more now?

Autism acceptance and awareness: Hi everyone! This is my first blog in a while. I was doing work for my internship and was preoccupied with other things. This explains why I wasn’t posting on here for a long time. Anyways, I wanted to post about a topic that has especially been on my mind a lot of this year, given that autism has strongly affected … Continue reading Autism: Do people accept it more now?