Change is hard, but what if the change that’s happening is in ourselves? Although people with autism like routines, remember that we, too, evolve. I don’t love all of the same things that I loved 10 years ago. I live in a different place. I have new friends and a different job. And I’m still […]
Few things give an autistic person more comfort than their home. We love our personal space, crafted to suit our passions, routines, and sensory needs. But sometimes, life calls for the unexpected, and we have to relocate. Here are a few tips for leaving one beloved home for another: 1) Visit your new home frequently […]
I’m often losing things. I misplace my phone, sunglasses, keys, water bottle, books, coffee, or just about anything! I’ve heard many autistic people struggle to keep track of stim toys. This is due large in part to two executive functioning skills: 1) Organization, or keeping track of things mentally and physically, and 2) Working Memory, […]
Before going on any real errands, go for casual walks when you’ve moved or traveled to a new environment. You’ll feel more prepared!