Spelled Experiences

A collection of Leo in Bloom pieces that feature perspectives and information on the experiences of nonspeaking and minimally-speaking autistic folks who use Spelling to Communicate and other forms of AAC.

Ask Danny, Issue 02

This is Danny’s regular Q&A column, where he welcomes questions of all sorts and shares his insights as a minimally-speaking autistic man, mixed race immigrant, social justice advocate, and ever-curious soul always seeking greater mindfulness and understanding in the world! Submit questions for future issues here. Question: Hi Danny! I have a question. I’m curious as to whyContinue Reading

Ask Danny, Issue 01

This is Danny’s regular Q&A column, where he welcomes questions of all sorts and shares his insights as a minimally-speaking autistic man, mixed race immigrant, social justice advocate, and ever-curious soul always seeking greater mindfulness and understanding in the world! Submit questions for future issues here. QUESTION: We would love to build empathy and understandingContinue Reading

Meditation & Motor

Meditation can do wonders for anxious minds. But for those of us who have motor control challenges, sitting still and focusing can be a huge and impossible undertaking. I want to share some thoughts on how I am approaching meditation. I hope it is helpful! I am not a seasoned meditation practitioner. But I haveContinue Reading