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

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Asperger’s / autistic people (*one* autistic person): A manual for non-autistic people 

I’m not sure if this post is going to take on a more humorous and satirical or a more serious … More

Autism is *not* “bad parenting”

I’m an autistic adult.  I was also a generally well-behaved child.  My mum had a near-endless supply of patience, and … More

Bastian from ‘The Neverending Story’ might have been autistic / an Aspie

As I bank into final approach on my way to turning 40, I have a little over a year now … More

Irritability 

I have almost always been prone to irritability.  I could never quite understand where it came from.  It would just … More

The cost of bullying ~ through an Asperger’s / autistic angle [Mental Health Monday]

A natural introvert, I was often the target of teasing that bordered on bullying. No wait–it wasn’t just “borderline”; it … 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