Blogs

Recovering From COVID-19: My Story

By Ziggie

This blog goes over Ziggie's symptom progression when he recently caught COVID-19 despite being careful. He writes about how it's still important to be careful to avoid getting COVID-19 every day.

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Update on my journey to teach abroad and knowing when to quit

By Rachel

Rachel shares the conclusion to her attempt to teach abroad in this blog and what she learned about herself.

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Generosity

By Sarah Matincheck

Sarah enjoys this time year because people are more generous. This is a important value to Sarah and her family. Click below to learn more.

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Executive functioning struggles

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Check out this blog from Out-of-Sync Woman where she describes experiences with executive functioning problems that affect her daily life.

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You Will Hurt People (and How to Deal With That)

By Rachel

Rachel writes how a build-up of resentments and misunderstandings led to hurt feelings for both she and her friends. She describes her confusion and her own hurt feelings regarding these interactions.

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Splatoon 3: A unique, vibrant, and colorful experience

By Ziggie

Ziggie shares his experience with the game Splatoon 3 and why he enjoys it so much. He describes some of the positive features of the game.

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Trying something new

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out-of-Sync Woman is doing new tasks for her job but she is struggling with not being perfect the first time. In this blog, she writes about learning to be okay with making mistakes and learning new things.

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Cars Are Not the Enemy

By Miriam

The last couple years, Miriam has heard a large amount of anti-car rhetoric in the news, during town halls, and in everyday conversation. They give their perspective on why it's simplistic to blame cars for many problems. They also share their experiences with public transportation.

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Keeping Fit (and Relaxed!)

By Sarah Matincheck

During this summer, Sarah joined a gym. Sarah feels more confident and healthier when she goes to the gym. She thinks it's important to take time off from the gym for a "cheat day" so she can relax with family too.

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New Job Heebie Jeebies

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out-of-Sync Woman has conflicting feelings about her new job. She is both excited and nervous about having more work hours, increased responsibilities, and doing a good enough job.

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Having a Pet

By Sarah Matincheck

Sarah writes about the positive impact of having a pet cat in her life. She explains how the cat has helped her feel less lonely and more connected to others.

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The Balancing Act of Advocacy

By Rachel

One of Rachel's many roles is as an autistic self-advocate. She describes her reactions to a proposed resource page for an website that she was asked to review. She relays how this resource page reminds her of problematic language and concepts where progress is needed across the board for many Autism advocacy organizations.

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Sensitivity to Criticism

By Out-of-Sync Woman

In this blog, Out-Sync-Woman explains how her learning disabilities, ADHD, and Autism make her especially sensitive to criticism from other people. She describes her reaction to negative feedback.

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Re-evaluating Coping Strategies; How to Ask for Help and Support Others Redux

By Ziggie

This blog is about Ziggie's experiences in both receiving support and giving support to others. He writes about needing to learn different ways to communicate with people close to him and how that has helped him feel closer to them.

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Ways Finding Research Studies Could Be Made Easier

By Miriam

Miriam writes about their search for a research study on their undiagnosed health conditions. They go into detail about how difficult the process of looking for a study is for them.

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