Book club, Random Ramblings

Next Book Club Selection: Edgar and Lucy: A Novel by Victor Lodato

Have you ever wanted to be part of a book club but didn’t have the time? Maybe you’d like to join one, but couldn’t due to scheduling conflicts. Why not join us online? Our next book club selection is Edgar and Lucy: A Novel by Victor Lodato. Due to the holiday, we will have a post and discuss blog… Continue reading Next Book Club Selection: Edgar and Lucy: A Novel by Victor Lodato

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Book club, Random Ramblings

Book Club Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

First Impressions: There are currently two different book covers for this novel. The hardcover: And the paperback: If you look closely, you'll see that a thumbnail of the hardcover appears in the bookshop window of the softcover. Personally, I think the paperback version is hilarious. You don't often see a book cover that is so meta.… Continue reading Book Club Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Random Ramblings

Being an Unexpected Autism Advisor

      Read this post this morning and felt like it might help someone.

(A lot of someones.)

xo Juli

 

Rami Ungar The Writer

Those of you who’ve followed me for a while know that I am on the autism spectrum, and that I’ve had opportunities to speak about it a couple of times, including a widely-circulated video which I posted back in March. I was able to get my job partially because of my autism, and a lot of the work I do involves working with, accommodating, and advocating for people with disabilities in the workplace, including but certainly not limited to autism. I don’t go around everywhere broadcasting my diagnosis, but it does come up on occasion.

One of those recent occasions was for my organization’s newsletter. I was asked to write a short essay, about a page long, about having a disability, about the program that helped me get a job in my organization, and what that’s been like. That article was published recently, along with a couple of other…

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