Autistic Burnout: The Cost of Coping and Passing

I want to share this eloquent and informative post from Ryan Boren with you all today as I found it to be vital reading to understand why Autistics can’t just “snap out” or may appear to regress as successful adults. I’m in the middle of a significant Autistic  burnout myself and struggling with the effects…

You can take this job and chew it

Gavel the former police dog in training has been in the news lately, and not just because he’s darn cute: If you’re not familiar with Gavel’s story, he was bred and trained to become a police sniffer dog in Queensland, Australia.  There was nothing wrong with his sniffer other than a preference for people over…

Coping With Rejection,* a play in three acts. (*of your service dog)

The ADA offers broad protections for people with disabilities living in America.  Our service dogs are classed with medical devices and are allowed to go everywhere the public is permitted with very few exceptions.* Even in the case of rare and documented exception, the business must allow their customer with disability full and equal access…