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Khylil

Reactions to Loud Sounds

By Khylil

Khylil takes about his own journey with his sensory issues and how he has come to cope, and sometimes even enjoy, loud sounds.

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Summer So Far

By Khylil

Khylil talks about the events that have taken place this Summer, the worries he has had for himself and his loved ones, and what he has done to cope

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The Effectiveness of Time Crunches… Why Rush?

By Khylil

Khylil talks about different time management tools he has used throughout his life and how it is has helped him manage anxiety in adulthood.

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The Outside Looking In: A Mother’s Perspective

By Khylil

Khylil talks about how making a video with his mother for Autism Awareness month helped him learn more about not only his own journey with autism, but also how it affected his mother.

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5 Years Later – The Ideal Form of Baby Steps

By Khylil

In this blog, Khylil reflects on the last five years, how an interview made him realize what he wanted to do, and the first "baby steps" he took to achieving his goals.

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Self-identity: I am autistic

By Khylil

As part of the How I See It series, ASDNext blogger Khylil shares his thoughts on person-first vs. identity-first language in autism.

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Lyft to Public Transportation

By Khylil

In this blog, Khylil talks about the benefits associated with Uber/Lyft as well as Public transportation, and his opinions regarding when he uses one over the other.

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You Don’t Seem Like: Self Identity

By Khylil

In this blog, Khylil reflects on times when people have told him that he seems "normal" and talks about his self-identity.

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CAPS and Art

By Khylil

In this blog, Khylil shares more about his recent experience in the Community Autism Peer Specialist (CAPS) Training and how it brought back his love of art!

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Neutral Specialist

By Khylil

So the last thing I wrote about is how I often would observe things that people would do in a group conversation; which is something I do too often. Of course, it’s just because I do not know how to put myself in a group conversation at ANY time because I either come in way […]

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Recalling the Fall

By Khylil

Throughout this year, I have tried to get used to doing two things: one of them was trying to improve on my social skills, whether in business or casual settings, and the other was trying to pick up another hobby that involved me leaving the house more. The similarities? I have picked up the habit […]

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Naturalness in Communication

By Khylil

I don’t really think about this as much, but sometimes I wonder, “Do I really follow up with one on one communication well?” I don’t think about it that much because whenever I am feeling social, I tend to do MOST of it well, like making direct eye contact and using my gestures properly to […]

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Summer is Over: What is There For Me in the Fall?

By Khylil

As summer starts to die down, I wonder what my next set of plans will be since I would usually be starting school around this time. Since I won’t be doing anything school or work related for a while, I think I’ll just go on the rest of this autumn actually enjoying it and taking […]

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New Beginnings

By Khylil

In mid-October last year, my sister announced that she was pregnant and it was by far the biggest surprise for me because I came to the realization that I was nervous at this point in my life to become an uncle. I wondered if I was even going to do it right since I have […]

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Do I Have a Luggage Issue?

By Khylil

I often don’t know what I need for an everyday trip, so I would just take my backpack with me. Half of the time, I would feel as though it’s needed and sometimes…I don’t. It’s not something I would question usually, but it is something I think about these days since I’ve been in the […]

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