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?

How the Toronto Van Attack made me feel

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

My pathway journey

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

Nostalgia: Playgrounds

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