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Final Reflections

When I first started at Lebanon Valley College back in 2011, I remember feeling anxious, scared and nervous. Here I was, fresh out of high school and I had all these expectations placed on me. I didn’t know how I was going to be able to cope. I started as an open major and just […]

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Education with Asperger’s

Having Asperger’s is very challenging at times but one of the things I have struggled with the most throughout my education is organization. For most people organizing comes naturally, but not for me. I struggled even as far back as elementary school with organization. I would constantly loose handouts, homework and notes. When I would […]

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Twists and Turns

Sometimes in life you are deal with unexpected twists and turns, things don’t always turn out the way you plan. Sometimes it can be better than you expected or worse. In life we all try to better ourselves and make things as easy as possible but with having Autism this can be more challenging. In […]

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An Autism Poem

I am an autistic adult I try to live in this world as best I can Please try to understand If I break down and cry, please don’t laugh I have been through a lot in my life Bullied, Harassed and teased everyday For something no doctor could ever explain My mom continued to fight […]

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My Story

My name is Marissa Bowley and I am a student at Lebanon Valley College. I am studying digital communications with a minor in computer science. Having a form of Asperger’s doesn’t always make college life easy, you feel like you have to work even harder to make those good grades. Understanding information can be difficult […]

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App of the Month: White Noise

Relaxation can be difficult to achieve but the White Noise app can help make it easier. This app allows the user to listen to a variety of sounds for the ultimate comfort in relaxation. Some examples include ocean waves crashing, rain forest sounds, vacuuming and many more. When you first open the app it allows […]

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