John Byrne Award Entry
Updated: May 6, 2022
A few months ago I saw a post online about the John Byrne Award. I wasn’t aware of it before then and probably wouldn’t have entered. However it was the entry requirement “provide a central question that addresses the underlying values or message of your work” that stood out to me. That was interesting because there was a question I learned to despise. I would occasionally get asked online but it hadn’t applied to me for a long time.
What do you do?
I think the reason it bothered me so much is I’d never stopped trying to find a way to work from home. To help provide for my family and give my life a purpose. It just didn’t seem obtainable, because there isn’t the access for disabled people. I felt like every time I was getting somewhere in life, I would lose my grip. Having to claw my way back from further away each time. Often feeling what other people got access to, I somehow didn’t.
Thankfully things have changed, because I now have two answers to that question.
I am an Au-thentic children’s author and human rights activist for the autistic and neurodivergent community...
Please feel free to take a look at my entry:
All my best and love
Ross www.mylifeautistic.com Words – Ross A Fraser Graphic Design App – Canva #NewLifeAutistic
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