The Too-Silent Wave (on social media)

(I have to get something off my chest.  I kind of dreaded posting this, because it might irk or offend some, … 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

Sharing: Autism Awareness Month Post Seven: Autism Speaks Replies To My Letter

Originally posted on Creative Writing Of A Teenage Aspergian:
Three days ago, I sent a letter to Autism Speaks in regards to their 2014 financial…

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…

People on the Asperger’s / autism spectrum are *not* “undomesticated humans”

Recently, a lovely commenter and friend (whose identity I won’t mention here, unless given specific permission to do so) notified … More

“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 … More

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 … More

Asperger’s / autism, genetics, & MIT ~ Part 4: A (mistaken) “utopia”

So MIT wants to erase autism. What would the leftover world look like?