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

I supported neurodiversity before I knew it existed 

Not that I deserve anything special for it.  It just happened. 🙂 They sat across from me, in my consultation … More

It shouldn’t be our job to enlighten you about autism [Mental Health Monday]

(Disclaimer: this is mostly directed toward professionals working in the medicine and mental health fields, the people who claim we … More

Don’t ‘light it up blue’ for me

As usual, ’tis the season for Autism Awareness Month.  Although I had staked my claim on a spot on the … More

Mindfulness on the Asperger’s / autism spectrum [Mental Health Monday]

Sometimes it’s hard to be mindful.  Today’s human brains are flying at least 250 miles a minute.  The average Asperger’s/autistic … More

Asperger’s / autism (and related) online quizzes and questionnaires

When I first began to suspect that I fell somewhere on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, I immediately searched online for information, … More

The “Brain-Crush”

Recently, I wrote about some of the unconventional types of affinity I feel for other people, and some of the … More

Alexithymia during an emotional breakdown…?

Yep, it’s happening now. Life sometimes has a way of piling up behind–and on top of–me. The old familiar sensation … More