New Years Goals

By MAC Member Brad K. Happy New Year everyone! I’m going to be talking about 3 goals that I hope to accomplish in the next few months and what steps I will be taking to complete these goals. My first goal is trying to expand my social circle and becoming less shy in new situations.…

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Skylanders

By MAC Member Robert U. My most favorite video games to play and collect figures for would be “Activision’s” most successful video game franchise called “Skylanders.” This happens to be a little something I became a big fan of when I was my birthday and I would turn 11 years old. My parents bought me the first game to be released from “Activision” called “Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure.” It wasn’t until…

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Sunday at the Sanctuary

By MAC Member Sarah An 8:45 Sunday morning might be an early tour start for some, but it was certainly worth the early wakeup. Heading from Lehigh to Naples, I was giddy with anticipation at the thought of my first visit to Shy Wolf Sanctuary, a charity organization that takes in various exotic animals that…

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Potluck Picnic

By MAC Member Jennifer R. I attended my first potluck picnic with MAC this year and it was an incredible experience. Members and their families got together to enjoy each other’s company on a nice breezy day. My favorite part of the picnic was the scavenger hunt as we teamed up to embark on an…

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Autumn ArTea

By MAC Member Corey On October 19, MAC has set up an art event called “Autumn ArtTea”, in which members have set up their custom art pieces and put them up for sale at the event. Many people attended the event to support MAC and were enthralled by the majestic art that some of us…

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Escape Room Fun

By MAC Member Corey On October 26, MAC had invited all of the members to attend a night at the Escape Room Adventures, a day after our Halloween party. We originally intended to do 2 rooms: “Brandon’s Totally Tubular Bedroom” and “Espionage Boot Camp”. But we then noticed that the Espionage room had the ability…

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Autumn ArTea

By Sarah S MAC’s first annual Autumn ArTea was a huge success! I expect next year will be even better, but first, let’s talk about why it exists and why we hope it keeps growing as a benefit event. The Autumn ArTea was created to benefit My Autism Connection, but not exactly financially, that’s a side benefit.…

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Living with Diagnosis by Gabe G.

Living with Autism and ADHD can be a challenge, but it doesn’t stop me from living. Any person diagnosed with a psychological disorder shouldn’t be excluded from society just because they function differently. I believe that everyone should be respected equally despite their differences. I’m accepting of the mentally challenged because I know firsthand that…

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Zoomers with MAC

By MAC Member Justin P. Last month we went to Zoomers for a day of fun in the sun and to celebrate birthdays. We went as a group, and we ate pizza and cake. Most of us went on the go-carts. I’m a pretty competitive person so I knew this was going to be fun…

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Benefits of Improv

By Kelsey Holder, MAC Office Admin. Practicing Improv is beneficial in a plethora of ways. Improv teaches us how to make effective decisions quickly. In real life, we are sometimes put into positions where we have to act and think fast in high-pressure situations. Improv aids in this area because it forces us to stop…

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