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Exclusion, inclusion, and … the autism spectrum

When someone tells me they have good news and bad news and they ask me which one I’d prefer to…

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My Christmas present came yesterday!  And I had gotten my partner’s gift a little while back, too, so yesterday we…

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Dear World: please withhold / reserve judgment. Thank you ~ one autistic person

Despite my attempts to be a no-frills, drama-free queen, what some see is not always what they get.  In my…

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The importance of self-care for people on the Asperger’s / autism spectrum ~ Part 1: Self-care and its deterrents

Self-care is a human need that gets overlooked and forgotten.  I would venture to say that it’s a basic need,…

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“What do *you* do?” and other ways to trigger an Aspie/autistic person

Some of you are aware, at varying levels, that I’ve had a hilariously crappy week.  As in, so crappy that…

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Dear general neurotypical population: we know more about you than you know about us:

Today I feel like going on a road trip down Irony Lane. First, I’ll lay down some basics. Basic Tidbit…

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Sometimes I’m almost afraid to check social media…

(I apologize for the downer post here.  If you’re not in the mood for emotional and mental pretzels colored by…

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Sharing: Politics, Discouragement, and Energy

Originally posted on Mamautistic:
I’m writing this post primarily for myself so please don’t read it if you’re feeling horribly…