I had the great honour today of introducing 55 P7 students to the concept of Social Enterprise while also discussing what makes a great book. We had a lively conversation and these bright, interested kids jumped into activities and question
Sometimes, it can feel like we are making no headway, that the people who are the change-makers are not interested in the greater good, equality, or what is right. It can feel like the world is unjust & no matter
Have you always felt you had something to say, a story to tell, but couldn’t figure out the way to do it? Or has someone told you that your story doesn’t fit in with what people want to hear?
These facts highlight the reasons that autistic people struggle in the typical work environment. Picture an average meeting in a room, big table, sun light streaming through blinds that are moving back and forth due to the window being open,
All students – and employees – deserve to feel settled and comfortable in the environments in which they spend most of the day. Sensory rooms are an exceptional resource, one that should be prioritized for helping people recharge throughout the day.
As the holiday season gets into full swing, please remember that the inevitable changes in routine, flashy lights, loud music, and so on, can make this a very difficult time of year at school, at work, and at home for
Things are moving along at an astonishing rate – it looks like we will publish our first season in Fall 2018! That said, I am still in need of logistical support. I urgently need: 1) A graphic designer/artist who would
Excellent resource of videos of the presentations made on Oct 2nd for SWAN.
Autism presents many challenges in a neurotypical working environment, primarily because autistic minds process language differently. This is critically important information to have when working with autistic people and supporting them in the workplace. I agree with Temple Grandin’s observations
How do we get to a point where autistic people are supported in the workplace? One step at a time. This first person account of how a lack of acceptance and understanding impacts the ability of autistic people to remain