A Movie Review by Cole: Aquaman

A few weeks ago I went and watched “Aquaman” at our local theater, and let me say, I was blown out of the water (pun intended). How so? First of all, it had the tone of a Marvel film, rather than a DC film, which tends to be darker and more gritty. The title character,Continue reading “A Movie Review by Cole: Aquaman”

Things we LOVE: Cat n’ Jack

In 2017 Target launched their biggest line to date: Cat N’ Jack which includes clothes for children with disabilities as a major part of the line. A wonderful aspect of all of these clothes is that they are sensory friendly. At first I was hesitant to buy clothes from the boys section because as aContinue reading “Things we LOVE: Cat n’ Jack”

Alexa Meets Accessibility (Updated)

Devices like Google Home and Amazon Echo are huge right now. Apple recently joined the smart home market with the HomePod. All this tech can be fun but it also can play a huge roll in accessibility and independence for those with disabilities.When you have a disability, every little thing that you do by yourselfContinue reading “Alexa Meets Accessibility (Updated)”

Things we LOVE: Weighted Blanket

For Christmas I received a weighted blanket as a gift. I can say without a doubt that it has been an absolute blessing. First of all it has been wonderful for my anxiety. When I cover with it, I feel instantly relaxed. Positive pressure has been proven to be beneficial for people on the SpectrumContinue reading “Things we LOVE: Weighted Blanket”

“Speechless” Sheds a Positive, Real Light on Disability

The ABC Network show “Speechless”premiered 2016 and is currently on its 3rd season. As someone with CerebralPalsy I was SUPER excited that there was finally going to be a mainstream showthat I could relate to. Even though J.J. in the show has CP that affects himdifferently, there are several moments in every episode that IContinue reading ““Speechless” Sheds a Positive, Real Light on Disability”

Interest, not obsession

One thing that is common all over the Spectrum is having a very highly-specialized interest in one or two subjects. For me, that highly-specialized interest is ancient and Medieval weapons. Ever since I was younger, I’ve been fascinated with lightsabers, swords, bows and arrows, what have you, and that interest gradually led me to collectingContinue reading “Interest, not obsession”