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CATCH 22 WHAT SHOULD I DO

In the world of employment, this is one of the hardest things to do. The question always arises “What do I do, if I don’t have enough experience?” Companies will always look at your resume and say to you, you don’t have enough experience, and you always think to yourself “How do you expect me to get the experience if you wont hire me” This has plagued many people who aren’t even on the spectrum. The answer isn’t a simple…

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PETS AND ASD

It’s no clue that pets play a important role in everyone’s lives. But more so to those of us who have ASD. If you a dog lover, or cat lover or a lover of mice or rats or hamsters or gerbils. There is one thing that pets give us which is unconditional love. But for those of us on spectrum they teach us a few things. For those of you who are very much antisocial and introverts a pet, can…

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FEAR

This is one of the biggest problems. It’s a problem everyone faces, but those on the spectrum it’s a huge issue. This is because we are outside the norm and society looks at us different. We are people and have feelings as well. Some of the biggest fears we face are: abandonment, making friends, socializing with people, and just plain old being accepted. Maybe of those on the spectrum have to whats called “Mask” which is pretending to normal just…

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YOU ARE YOU

This may be hard to take as advice. But you can’t go and let your diagnoses define you as a person. So the reports come back and tell you that you have ASD, but you had these issue before the diagnoses. You are who you are. We are all unique, different people, who walk the same path but with different strides. But we are the originals not copies of one another. Never let anything or anyone define your character. Have…

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INTERVIEWING SKILLS

How many times have you walked into a interview sat down, gone through the whole process and at the end as you walked out thought you nailed it. Than later to either never get a call or to get a email weeks later saying the same old thing “Sorry but we have decided to go another direction” We all know these letter can lead to depression, because we were hoping we impresses the hiring manager. Do not feel alone I…

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DIFFERENT ISN’T BAD

When people look at us they don’t see that we are different than the rest of the world but yet we are. We do things differently. There are those on the spectrum that wish they weren’t and there are those who accepted it and embraced it. Being different isn’t that bad. Look at Ford. When he came out with the first model T is was just one color and everyone was soon driving the same car with the same color.…

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ASPIES GUIDE FOR TRAVELING

I know I have talked a lot about my own travel experiences but I have never really given any tips on how someone with Autism should travel. There are so many things you need to do, before you start your journey. To be honest with you I was a bit overwhelmed at times, but I found different things to help me get through the each leg of my trip. Planning This is a big thing. You can’t just go on…

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LEARNING AT YOUR OWN PACE

Have you ever wanted to goto college but you sensory issues keep you from going. Either you have problems socializing or the lights bother your eyes and just don’t like being around people. There is something for you. There is a site called Class Central & MOOCs are for you. Now the next question you are going to ask is what is class central and MOOC. Well a MOOC is a Massive Open Online Courses. You can click the link…

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LEAVING THE COMFORT ZONE

Some of you may be wondering what it was like for me. Leaving the comforts of home going off to school on my own and traveling by myself. I know I have talked about my travels and the places I have gone but I never talked about what it was like traveling and dealing with my disability. The first thing I can say, going through life alone is hard enough, but than take me outside of my comforts and it’s…

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HOW TO AVOID A MELTDOWN

This is one of the biggest problems with most people on the Autism Spectrum. Now I am not saying they are controllable, I am saying they can be avoided by get a sense of self. I have heard stories from many people and what happens when they have a breakdown. None of the stories never end good. Either you hurt yourself to the point and being black and blue, or you break something or you just drop to you kness…

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