Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide
ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.
With the weather finally getting warmer I thought it was probably a good idea for me to go out and move a bit more by taking part in activities other than the conferences and the public speeches I have attended this month for autism awareness. I wanted to get out and do more outside like jogging around my neighborhood and taking long walks. I guess when I previously mentioned that I was trying to enjoy my days off I meant that I would like to take part in more of these activities. I would like to enjoy the view instead of spending the weekend online shopping and collecting things.
One activity that I did this past weekend (Saturday April 20, 2019) has given me a little taste of being outside in the weather. For this activity I went to a campfire gathering with a few of my friends. I didn’t think this would differ from what I did back when I went to the hot pot restaurant, but actually this was kind of different because I felt as though I did more in the activity department. I played card games and listened to music around the fire, rather than actually roasting anything over it.
I will admit that I want to improve on my social skills, and even though I had that part of my life almost as good as I want it to be, I still wish to get used to going to more natural outings sometimes and just enjoy looking at the smaller things in life. Typically, I don’t go out and do any hiking or exploring, but recently I have started to get interested in activities like this.
Hopefully one day I will be able to plan a trip where I go camping and explore nature more than the city. It’s not something I see myself doing at in the near future, but I might consider it a summertime activity!