The darkest recesses

(Content Warning: hints at suicidal ideation) This is one of those times when you can judge a book by its … More

(My) Asperger’s / autism and burnout (?)

The concept of burnout, as it applies to the autism spectrum, seems to be a hottish topic among the Asperger’s/autistic … More

Incomplete autism (?)

Sometimes I feel like I’m not exactly a “completely” autistic person, in a way. What does that mean? Well, it’s … More

Autistic, Staring, and Silent

I’ve heard some parents of autistic children mention that their child stares into space, sometimes for long periods of time, … More

The Silent Glacier ~ the winter world is my Asperger’s / autistic sensory deprivation tank

Feeling internal and contemplative tonight.  I’ll simply capture the thoughts as they visit and morph and take their own form. … More

Gearing up for my “first” Aspie / autistic Christmas

As most of you know, I realized that I’m assuredly (and that’s “assuredly”, not “almost assuredly”) an Aspie / autistic … More

Shapeshifting ~ Part 2

In the previous post on this subject, I covered my various personas, or avatars, I adopted during various phases of … More

Sifting through the US CDC’s official diagnostic criteria for autism ~ Part C: (yeah…about that ‘masking’ thing…)

This post is the fifth post in a multi-post series in which I’ve interpreted the United States’ official CDC criteria … More

Sifting through the US CDC’s official diagnostic criteria for autism ~ Part B (1): Stereotyped or repetitive motor movements

This is the second post in what will probably ultimately become a series of four or five posts, in which … More