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

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

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

Please don’t say “Autism Mom / Dad / Parent” for attention

(Beginning Note: please know that if you’re reading this, it totally doesn’t apply to you 🙂 and thus, please try … More

My personal autism support pledge 

I pledge… Not to support any company that supports A$ or its affiliates Not to click on any Google search … More

Taking the ‘pity’ out of ‘serendipity’ 

I’m somewhat embarrassed to admit that up until last night, I didn’t know what the word “serendipity” meant.  I actually … More

To the distraught parents of autistic children: please don’t hate autism <3

(Beginning Note: In this post, I’m not assuming that all parents of children found to be on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum … 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

Dear general neurotypical population: we know more about you than you know about us:

Today I feel like going on a road trip down Irony Lane. First, I’ll lay down some basics. Basic Tidbit … More