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Rachel

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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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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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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Attorney Woo and the Burden of Extraordinary

By Rachel

Rachel explains why she enjoys the current Netflix legal drama, especially its realistic portrayal of Autism.

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Invisible obstacles, the hurdles you never even knew where there.

By Rachel

Rachel explains her reasons and aspirations to live and work in another country. She also shares her experience with the unforeseen obstacles in her way to being hired to teach abroad.

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Welcome to our new blogger, Rachel

By Rachel

Welcome to our new blogger, Rachel! ASDNext is excited to include her insights as a young woman on the Autism Spectrum. In her introductory blog, Rachel writes about her life's successes and challenges, and shares that talking about her experiences as a self-advocate and her vision for the way she thinks things could improve, is a main goal for her as a blogger.

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