Looking for community amongst other blog readers

How many times in a day do you want to do things and just can’t get the energy to do it? Before I get too far into this post I must clarify- I KNOW that the “energy” I’m talking about is actually my struggle with executive functioning. If you’re new to my blog, my nameContinue reading “Looking for community amongst other blog readers”

Book Review: The Big Worry Day

If there’s one thing about me, it’s that I love a good childrens book. Coming into our home and looking at our shelves, you would think that we have children! Since my vision of my life has moved from becoming a mother to living childfree, my childrens book collection has become super focused on teachingContinue reading “Book Review: The Big Worry Day”

Book review: The Reason I Jump

****Note the language in this writing – I have been exploring story telling by autistic individuals, and many of the adults I have been listening to have shared that autism is a significant part of them as human beings, so they prefer to be referred to as Autistic people instead of People with Autism. ThisContinue reading “Book review: The Reason I Jump”

Reflecting on how the life cycle can be part of therapeutic teaching

This may be a very different or obscure concept to share about, but tonight I am reflecting on how experiencing the life cycle can be part of therapeutic teaching and learning. I work as an Occupational Therapist in a VERY unique space, where we have the opportunity to incorporate animals into our work with ourContinue reading “Reflecting on how the life cycle can be part of therapeutic teaching”

Ford’s Ontario autism program with “needs based” services

Click here to read the announcement for this new program rollout ****Disclaimer: I am writing this purely to try to communicate to people what the news is saying and trying to bring together as much information about it as I can. I have many opinions on Autism funding, the Conservative government, and Canadian healthcare inContinue reading “Ford’s Ontario autism program with “needs based” services”