The Engaging Mind of Autism
Exploring the autistic “stim”
Latest from the Blog
I did not find out about my autism until I attended a four-year college at University of California, Riverside (UCR) when I was unable to finish midterm exam. When I informed my professor, she told me that I should find out if I qualify for extra time. I took her advice and went to theContinue reading “How the SAT affected my life”
I have described autism as an ever constant need for stimulation. How did I come to speak of it in that way? My family’s chiropractor has a son, Garrett, who straddles the line of being a nonverbal and verbal autistic. He can talk, but you have to coax it out of him. I have myContinue reading “What is autism?”
When I started learning more about my autism, I found out that high functioning autistics are either good at math or music, or both. I got both. The first instrument I learned how to play is the piano. When I was in the 6th grade, I started learning how to play the drums. As aContinue reading “How my autism affects me as a drummer”
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.