Asperger’s / autism support I could actually use 

As I peer around the blogosphere, I can’t help but notice various references to “Asperger’s/autism support”. What does that even … More

(My) Asperger’s / autism and trust 

Once upon a time, I trusted everyone.  The cashier at the grocery store was the perfect audience for a monologue … More

I’m not a bad friend 

As you’ve already guessed, being discovered to be on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum has been a huge relief for me, in … More

Living the ‘lie’

I’ve written a lot before about acting and masking.  For the cheap seats, it’s a prevalent theme throughout the Asperger’s/autism … More

(My) Asperger’s / autism and bitterness

I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but I acquired the tendency to be bitter at times.  The reason I’m … More

The fondness spectrum

In the neurotypical world, there is generally a limited gradient in terms of the type and intensity of fondness that … More

A letter to my younger self…

(Content warning: brief, indirect mentions of suicide) There are times in which I wish I could go back and talk … More

Dear recently-diagnosed Aspie / autistic adults <3

(Image Credit: Keri Bowers, a co-founder of one of my favorite sites ever, The Art of Autism collaborative (an article … More

The downside to being (autistic and) “bright”

“You’re so smart; why can’t you do this or that?” “You could have gotten an A, if only you’d done … More