At long last, some research and discussion on stimming, from the perspective of actually autistic adults. “Through interviews and focus groups, we asked 32 autistic adults to share their perceptions and experiences of stimming, including the reasons they stim, any value doing so may hold for them and their perceptions of others’ reactions to stimming.Continue reading “Stimming as Self Therapy”
Roger Black, born May 8, 1942, died May 16, 2019. This beloved Navy veteran from the Viet Nam war was a Wonderful husband to Connie, father to Carmen Knopes and Sarah Vantinteran, grandfather to many, adopted Papa to dozens, and brother to myself and Boyce. We had three more siblings and two nephews who alreadyContinue reading “Roger’s Walk of Honor”
“Clouds can dim the light of life,
But in return they can be the source of great enlightenment. ”
Many of you have read and shared this article about My adopted niece Erica Kuneki. She continues in her battle with cancer, dealing with a great deal of pain. This brave young woman still continues to find things to laugh about, in spite of the trauma of the cancer. Recently, a platelet transfusion causedContinue reading “Warrior Stronger Than Cancer”
Originally posted on echolaliachamber:
I received a diagnosis of autism, ADHD, and OCD a few years ago after I started grad school. PTSD would soon follow. I had been in and out of counseling for over 10 years, where the only labels I was given were anxiety and depression. I now feel pangs of rage…
I wanted to share a few pictures with you from the month of February 2019, in Trout Lake, Washington. We had one of those heavy snowfalls that came fast and furious, Beautiful and dangerous.
Shining bright with winter snow at the higher elevations. Mount Adams is the second tallest peak in Washington State, and yet had been the lesser visited mountain. We locals like it that way.. no roads open year around to treeline.
Update on Erica Kuneki, Warrior with the motto “Stronger than Cancer”. Share to help this strong young woman fight cancer.
Collection of Lenticular clouds over Mount Adams from November 15, 2018.