Introduction Whenever I have to deal with rejection because of autism, it is never easy. I will also let you know that is not an easy topic for me to write about. I’m sorry for the negativity, but lately I’ve not been at my greatest. Unfortunately, in the past couple of months, I’ve dealt with a few people removing me off of their social media … Continue reading Autism: Ableism and rejection
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 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?
With the first anniversary of the horrific Toronto Van Attack approaching, I thought I would write about it. It hit close to home on quite a few levels (I live in Oakville). I remember the day well. It was originally just a regular Monday for me. I was working a four or five-hour shift at my previous job. It was one of the first nice … Continue reading How the Toronto Van Attack made me feel
Introduction As some of you may know, Journalism was not my first college program. The first time was when I was fresh out of high school in the two-year General Arts and Sciences University Profile program at Sheridan from 2011 to 2013. The second program was a brief time at Fanshawe’s Environmental Technology program in 2014, which was not a good experience for me. The … Continue reading My pathway journey
You may ask, why this topic? Well, they were a part of all of our lives at some point? And quite regularly too. Grounders, manhunt, ball pits, monkey bars, slides, climbers, fireman poles, you name it. Playgrounds were always fun for me as a child. There was hardly anything more fun than moving around and making noise on colourful structures at a certain age. Indoor/fast … Continue reading Nostalgia: Playgrounds
Welcome to my first blog! Do you ever wonder what my journalism experience has been like in college? I have the details here. Beginning The start I will admit was pretty scary, but I tried to be optimistic at the same time. I was especially nervous because, in Fall 2014, I dropped out of an Environmental Technology program at Fanshawe after only two months in … Continue reading My journalism experience