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Lettuce Work, a nonprofit vocational program and service provider for young adults with ASD is growing something new.
Our home renovation isn’t complete, but we’ve started inviting friends and family to come and share meals with us anyway.
I tiptoed out of the living room, hoping to switch my laundry from washer to dryer without the two children noticing my brief absence.
My parents are always reluctant to tell me that Willie’s had a hard time. They want the best for us both; they want him to have good days, and they want to spare me the difficult details.
I stand in the refrigerated section of Sam’s Club, holding a carton of eggs. I pop it open and inspect the eggs, checking for cracks.
“Let's talk on Skype tomorrow,” my mom says, gladness in her voice. I taught my parents to use Skype recently, and they are enamored of the experience.
Being a self-advocate in the autism community for the past several years has definitely had a few perks here and there.
Last night I had a dream that found me raging through my childhood home. For some reason, I was very angry with my family.
Every day I live with and struggle to compensate for my autism.
“I don’t think it’s safe to go,” I texted my sitter. “Let me call the office.”
I attended a focus group this week. A new venture is being developed with the intent of providing a unique six to nine-month internship experience for young adults with disabilities.
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