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Tag: lessons learned
Interviewing musicians for Cookies Youth Magazine
These are two short pieces for my third memoir. It will be about my writing experiments.
Nope: A turning point in my mind
Ten years ago I joined Twitter with the username @KarlettaA.
Knowing myself as strong, valued, and generally liked is (now) often present.
Conversations are easier. Being present is easier. Connecting with and being able to understand others is easier.
My VERY MIS-guided “understandings” about Autism and Aspergers
What do you know about Classic Autism, Aspergers, and Autistic Savants? Turns out I was incredibly mistaken and ill-informed.
I am intelligent, love learning, have an advanced vocabulary, am detail-oriented, creative, caring and compassionate, and enjoy quite a few passions.
I am nothing like what I thought Autism/ Aspies were. Yet I am Autistic.
Realistic goals: A talk on realistic goals, willingly failing and practicing
This is a talk I wrote in one of my good weeks while experiencing Autistic Burn Out. Using this method as a baseline has helped me on my recovery journey.
Learnings from a former Youth Advocate: Public Speaking
When I was about 18, I started giving short speeches to raise awareness of youth homelessness.
My Autistic Burnout and Ongoing Recovery
It’s nice not to be burnt out!