This isn't a positive post like most things I do, so... if that bothers you, feel free not to read.
I work at a lot of disability groups through my school and via the internet. It's mostly an energizing and constructive experience, and I meet all sorts of thoughtful, wonderful people whom I am very privileged to collaborate with. It's a gift to be able to share my knowledge, encourage others, and assure people that it's going to be okay.
Lately I've been participating in a community that hasn't been as easy to be a part of. One person is calling names and trying to block me from connecting with others, or doing anything meaningful really. The community thinks pretty highly of them, and I haven't seen the person acting this way to anyone else…Read more >
Hi, everyone! I haven't been on Wikia for a long time, so I'm basically new to the community here. It is my hope that we can all work together to make Wikia a positive, informative, and respectful autism resource.
I was diagnosed with PDD-NOS, then Asperger Syndrome, then just basic autism by a variety of experts 2 years ago and onward, and after a lot of careful research from the autistic community on my part. I am now in college and have joined an autism club, and more recently, a class for autistic students.
I have a background in creative and essay writing, and have worked on building up wikiHow's Autism Spectrum section (and more recently its new Autism Project) for the past year.
I am a firm believer in the idea that autistic voices (ve…
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