It’s day five of autism awareness week, and that means I’m sharing another poem about what it’s like to live with autism. “This One” was written by a poet with a diagnosis of autism. 403 more words
It’s little wonder his weekend concert at Kirstenbosch was sold out weeks ago. At 61, Johnny Clegg, icon of the South African music industry, still makes the hair on my arms rise when he performs songs that were instrumental in bringing South African Afro-pop and Mbaqanga* music to the world stage. 111 more words
A day in the life of an Emergency Medical Technician by Laura Blackburn.
Waking up at 5:30am and it’s still dark outside, a 7 o’clock start and another day begins as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). 744 more words
During autism awareness week I’ll be sharing a different poem everyday. The poems I have selected offer unique insight into what it is like to live with ASD, as well as celebrating the creativity and individuality of people on the spectrum. 389 more words