New York Comic Con is upon us, which means it’s crunch time for cosplayers and “plain clothes” convention-goers alike. Costumes are nearing completion, to-do lists and schedules are being made, and for many a subtle worry has started to kick in. Cosplaying as a person with a disability (mental or physical) or chronic illness can bring about its own unique set of struggles, but with the proper planning an enjoyable (and safe) convention experience is achievable for all! My nam
Evan contacted us at BTS about his story and wanting to share it with the world, we agreed. Below is a summary of his experiences and then a couple questions we asked him. Enjoy!
My name is Evan Reiter and my story is what made the person I am today. at the age of 4 I received a diagnosis that would bring up and down to the present day. I was told I had Tourette’s syndrome which would make me tics uncontrollably and I would say things I wouldn’t normally say. From the ages