An open letter to natural, holistic, alternative, or integrative / Functional Medicine doctors…

Dear These Types of Doctors… I am one of you.  If I were sitting beside you at a conference, you … More

Smacking down the Asperger’s / autism violence myth

Upon coming out as Aspie/autistic to a friend last year, I was shocked when, during one of our early discussions, … More

Sharing: Neuro research – Ouch! There #Ifixedit – Enhanced Hemispheric Symmetry of White Matter Microstructure in Autism

Originally posted on Aspie Under Your Radar:
So, I came across an article from the Huff Post, earlier today, talking about how autistic…

It shouldn’t be our job to enlighten you about autism [Mental Health Monday]

(Disclaimer: this is mostly directed toward professionals working in the medicine and mental health fields, the people who claim we … More

“I thought I was autistic / an Aspie, but the online quiz said ‘no’ “

No, this didn’t happen to me.  My quizzes and questionnaires returned unquestionable results, and my formal diagnosis was a pretty … More

Asperger’s / autism (and related) online quizzes and questionnaires

When I first began to suspect that I fell somewhere on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, I immediately searched online for information, … More

Sharing: Functioning Labels 101: What’s The Big Deal?

Originally posted on Feminist Aspie:
If you’ve seen the #HighFunctioningMeans and #FunctioningLabelsMean Twitter hashtags, or more generally read or listened to a…

Sometimes I don’t know what I’m feeling

“What are you feeling?” “I don’t know.” “What’s wrong? “I don’t know.” “Why are you crying?” “I have no idea.” … More