Therapy

  Many people have asked me how I managed the stressors of graduate school as a neurodivergent. I credit therapy. I may not have needed to rely so heavily on therapy if I’d have disclosed my neurodivergence to the university, but I didn’t acknowledge my...

Kinaxis

Specialisterne Canada is recruiting!  Specialisterne Canada specializes in working with businesses to hire people on the autism spectrum or who identify as neurodivergent1. Presently, Specialisterne Canada is working with Kinaxis to recruit for positions in Toronto...

My OCD Experience

  People like to talk a lot about OCD, but not necessarily for what it is. They like to talk about the quirky aspects of how they imagine OCD to be, without really stopping to understand it. You often hear people saying things like, “I really like to keep things...

Twinship

  People stare at me, often. When I’m with my sibling, people stare more often. We’re identical twins, and when we’re together people at us constantly. Never do I hear about microaggressions directed towards twins, though they are common.    People other us,...

Auditory Processing

  Auditory processing disorder (APD) impacts the brain and its ability to accurately process what someone is hearing. It’s important to note that this is not actually a problem with the ears. Those of us with APD don’t hear sounds in the typical way, though our...