I am a cynic. Not a miserable grouch who doesn’t like anything, but a person who questions things, questions everything. I am passionate about many things but I also have doubt and trepidation about many things. The way I view being a cynic is not as a critic, but as someone who looks for the […] … More Rick Jensen: The Writer Must Tell the Truth. — Writers Unite!
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I started my (so far) 15 year career working with disabled and Autistic people in Wellington, New Zealand. It’s also where I started to become an adult, so the city means a lot to me, but I have issues (another story, but read my previous piece to shed some light https://everydaybehaviour.wordpress.com/2016/01/24/an-open-letter-to-wellington-new-zealand/) My first job in … More Lock up the Autistic Kid!
Since the financial collapse of 2008 and the following recession, the lives of many have been changed. I’ve seen this most significantly in my work with people with learning disabilities, social care funding the UK (and many other places) was significantly cut, and many individuals who have “mild” learning disabilities were neglected. Neglect is a … More Overlooked: The institutional neglect of the mildly disabled.