Alex Sprague had horrifying experiences at the dentist, being berated and shamed for sensory issues. When he found a new dentist, he realized none of that torture was necessary.
Alex Sprague is an adult now being forced to recall painful memories of childhood behavior-based therapy that left them with trauma.
An Autistic person looking for job placement services found their way to the Alexandria DARS office where they were called gross, weird, and insulted for their clothing.
For many autistic students, school fire drills can be deeply upsetting. For Alex, the fear of the next one was so traumatizing that it prevented access to a free and appropriate education.