The Ocean & Us Ep8: Exploring the Ocean & Myself (SpellX Presentation)

Wow Friends! It has been a busy while! To catch up a bit, here is my video on my recent ocean exploits. This was for SpellX, an event hosted by I-ASC to highlight stories from nonspeakers like me, and there are many amazing videos by my Speller peers posted here: https://i-asc.org/spellx-2021/! Be sure to checkContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep8: Exploring the Ocean & Myself (SpellX Presentation)”

For OpenTable: How Dining Out Brings Me Joy as an Autistic Person

Another exciting thing to share! Read it here. I was asked to write this after a content manager at OpenTable read my Bon Appetit magazine piece. I loved writing this and I hope you love reading it!

I Dwell in Possibility & Poetry

Friends! It is time for my favorite course to start again! I took Modern & Contemporary American Poetry on Coursera with U Penn last year, and it changed my life. It was my first chance to learn in a real course, and it introduced me to my appreciation of poetry and to an amazing community.Continue reading “I Dwell in Possibility & Poetry”

Years

Dear Friends, Wow. I am 36 today! It has been the most amazing year. Beyond my still newly accessible words. But I want to express my immense joy for your friendship and support of my astounding journey so far. I am only just beginning! Love, Danny Years by Danny K. Whitty So all my allContinue reading “Years”

My essay in Bon Appetit Magazine!

Wow, Friends! I am now a published author! This is so meaningful to me – Bon Appetit and Food & Wine magazines have been an important source of joy and inspiration to me for most of my life! I am over the moon to have my story shared in Bon Appetit! https://www.bonappetit.com/story/communicate-through-food (The illustration isContinue reading “My essay in Bon Appetit Magazine!”

New York Triptych

Tara and I had an absolutely fantastic trip to NYC last month. This was our first trip with just the two of us, and so it was a huge milestone for me. We were a bit worried about my regulation, but I usually am so captivated by travel that I am generally more regulated whileContinue reading “New York Triptych”

Interview with That Au-Some Book Club!

Earlier this year, I was very excited to be interviewed by Meghan (Not An Autism Mom) for the wonderful group That Au-Some Book Club! Tara and I were invited to share a bit about The Ocean & Us Podcast, but also mainly to talk about our experiences with Spelling to Communicate and how it hasContinue reading “Interview with That Au-Some Book Club!”

Curtains Up

Dear Friends, Maybe you have heard of the new film MUSIC by Sia. It has been distressing me for a while now, but it was too upsetting to think or talk about. Now that I have read more about it and seen the trailer, I am even more appalled and disgusted and hurt. It isContinue reading “Curtains Up”

The Ocean & Us Ep4: Danny & the Sea – An Autistic’s Adventure

It is my pleasure to share this episode with you. It is my adventure of falling in love with the ocean. From my first glimpse to my current journey of growing more and more confident in the sea, I share what the ocean means to me. Take care all! We will be back with moreContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep4: Danny & the Sea – An Autistic’s Adventure”