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

365 days of autistic blogging and silent waving

I have a confession to make: when I found out that the description of Asperger’s/autism fit me hand in glove, … More

It takes one to know one 

The patient, whom I’ll call “P”, came into my office with their partner.  P had been diagnosed as Obsessive-Compulsive, and … More

Annual cycles, neurology, and reframing of life

It fascinates me how, when thinking back over a previous 12-month time span, I’ll feel “closer”, in a way, to … More

Relief and grief ~ the reality of adult Asperger’s / autism discovery

When one is diagnosed as Asperger’s/autistic (or otherwise realized to be on the spectrum) as an adult, an interesting dichotomy … 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

Asperger’s / autism support

After discovering that I’m on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, I’ve had to plunge into a new world.  Well, maybe I didn’t … More

Repetitive, repetitive, repetitive movements

Before last week’s diagnostic assessment, I asked my mom to fill out one of two copies of two assessment questionnaires … More