“I started playing piano at age 6 upon my mother’s insistence. I hated it and quit after two years (I completely regret this). When I was 10, I began playing trumpet, upon my father’s insistence. I hated it as well and quit after two years. By this ...
I was truly excited to sit down to read Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey by Adam Mardero, my good friend and fellow advocate from the Facebook page, Differently Wired. I love a well-written autistic narrative, and in general, Adam’s perceptiveness...
Finding Authentic Neurodivergent Representation In Francis Ford Coppola's Rumble Fish We often say, "representation matters". One of the first times I saw anyone like me represented in film or on tv was when I saw Francis Ford Coppola's Rumble Fish...
Always,Inevitably,One day,People call time on me.Teachers,Therapists,Even family,These should be,daggers,lacerating my innards.Yet,bleed I don’t!For, you, my love,are my balm;The persistent orchestra,on mypernicious voyage,Soothing me,While staring d...
The Reason I Jump is an internationally acclaimed multi-award winning film adaptation of a biography belonging to Naoki Higashida, a nonspeaking autistic from Japan. The film, which won Best Documentary in the prestigious British Independent Film Aw...