Why I’m still hiding my Asperger’s / autism from some people 

In the grand scheme of my life, my knowledge of my Neurodivergent neurological orientation is still fresh-ish.  After all, my … More

Asperger’s / autism and microaggression 

I don’t remember how I came across the term “microaggression”, but apparently I did, and I’m guessing that it was … 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

The ‘Ladyhawke’ movie describes my experience of being autistic / an Aspie

Last night, I finally called my mom.  We’re quite close, so we talk often.  She is one of three to … More

Ideas for education, especially for Asperger’s / autistic children ~ from an Aspie / autistic adult

This is one of those posts that might start to play into a “Autistic Utopian” theme.  After all, an educational … More

Creating my alternative world

Autistic children and adults often create imaginary or alternative worlds within ourselves.

Shapeshifting ~ Part 2

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

“Coming out” to friends and family as Asperger’s / autistic

(Beginning note: I’m don’t mean the term/concept of “coming out” to be inappropriate or marginalizing in any way toward the … More

The Ripple Effect ~ Asperger’s / autism disclosure to work clientele

A friend of mine who is both self-employed and a recently-diagnosed autistic person mentioned to me that they tell their … More