September 2022 Blog Post

September 2022 Blog Post

Having had the good luck and the privilege of writing a monthly blog for OCDD, I leave my heart a little behind with each topic. I have to be honest, though; now seems like a bad time to switch things up. I’m not working yet, I’m only able to handle one college class...
August 2022 Blog Post

August 2022 Blog Post

Water has always been an attraction for me and a place where I have found sensory equilibrium. I can’t remember exactly how I discovered this – probably during one of my many baths as a young child. I would sit in the tub for as long as I could and interact with...
July 2022 Blog Post

July 2022 Blog Post

I am extremely worried about the delegitimization of Roe v. Wade and what it means for disabled people. I am worried about things like access to birth control being taken away, but especially about healthcare becoming even harder to navigate for people with disabled...
June 2022 Blog Post

June 2022 Blog Post

In some moments, I still wonder what it would be like if I hadn’t had all that therapy as a child. Would I still be the same person I am today? NT’s[1] have no clue what it’s like to be followed around and tracked for data all the time. Autistic people, people with...
May 2022 Blog Post

May 2022 Blog Post

What are some of the stigmas surrounding letterboard use that you’ve experienced? How do you respond to them? I can’t say that I’ve experienced any stigmas related to my using a letterboard, but I’ve had some weird experiences with people thinking they can just pick...
April 2022 Blog Post

April 2022 Blog Post

This time of year feels like human contact has new meaning when it’s enveloped in the fragrant smells of spring. I stepped outside earlier to go for my daily walk and found it to be heavy with spring blossoms and sprouting flowers. Springtime has this calming effect...
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