Please forgive me; I have taken a brief break from Silent Wave blogging for a couple days, and I might … More
The problem with the Empathizing-Systemizing theory
Trudging further along the path of autistic self-discovery can lead one in so many different directions. Sure to be a … More
Theory of mind(reading)
Realizing that you’re autistic when you’re an adult means you get to do a lot of searching. This takes multiple … 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
Can we talk about autism awareness?
Please, be aware… That we are different from you. But we are not lesser than you, any more than Mac … 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
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
Asperger’s / autistic characteristics are a double-edged sword
Is it possible for a “gift” or advantage to also be a disadvantage or disability? Can one trait fit both … More
The Coiled Snake ~ a tale of then-unknown-Aspie/autistic empathy
“Ground yourself,” they said. But it wasn’t that easy.
One Aspie’s Christmas wish-list…
Dear Santa, I’m an Aspie; that is to say that I “have” Asperger’s, a condition on the autism spectrum. So … More
15 Reasons I love my Asperger’s / autistic friends
Discovering the truth about my Asperger’s/autistic identity was in itself a complete life game-changer. The discovery alone was its own … More
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