Stuck in a stim

Like many people on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, I “stim”.  That is to say that I engage in “stereotyped and repetitive … More

365 days of autistic blogging and silent waving

I have a confession to make: when I found out that the description of Asperger’s/autism fit me hand in glove, … More

Autism talks back [a rebuttal]

(Issuing a Content Advisory/Trigger Warning; ableism and pessimistic viewpoint of autism by one non-autistic parent (emphasized to indicate that I … More

It takes one to know one 

The patient, whom I’ll call “P”, came into my office with their partner.  P had been diagnosed as Obsessive-Compulsive, and … More

The internal critic

I’ve almost always been aware of a dichotomous yin-yang of self-awareness.  As in, I’m either hyper-aware of or utterly clueless … More

Please don’t say “Autism Mom / Dad / Parent” for attention

(Beginning Note: please know that if you’re reading this, it totally doesn’t apply to you 🙂 and thus, please try … More