File under: WTH?? ~ Autistic children left in hot cars ~ a PSA [Content Advisory]

This is a grim, dark, murky post.  I’m sorry about that.  I’m going to discuss a serious problem.  It may … More

‘Special interest’ vs obsession 

The diagnostic criteria for Asperger’s/autism includes the tendency toward: “Highly restricted, fixated interests that are abnormal in intensity or focus … More

Omg, I’m pedantic, too.  Kind of. Part 2

So…in the last post, I mentioned that I’m sort of pedantic.  And apparently, I’m not alone!   In that last … 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

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

You want us to *what*??

The puzzle piece organization that shall not remain nameless because they need to be called out again and again (Autism … More

Autistic children have the right to an Open Future 

First, please allow me to say that I personally know many wonderful blog-writers who are also parents, grandparents, or other … 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…

Depathologizing Asperger’s / autism ~ Out-voicing the autism ‘experts’

Ever since the advent of the internet and the proliferation of websites of information on just about any topic imaginable, … More