I live in the US, where the predominant feeling surrounding the autism spectrum is fear. Parents decline to vaccinate their … More
Someone better [autistic poetry]
(This was written about 3.5 years ago, inspired by the beautiful melancholic song “Someone Purer” by Mystery Jets (link to … More
They thought I was “controlling”…when I was just actually autistic
I didn’t know much. I just knew that having my toys (or later, clothes) and other belongings organized felt good. … More
The Asperger’s / autism spectrum and anxiety ~ That ‘informational’ post I promised…
In my last post, I alluded to having a nice, long, academic post on Asperger’s/autism and anxiety all ready to … More
The Asperger’s / autism spectrum and anxiety ~ The reality
I was all set to write a nice, comprehensive, academic post about the autism spectrum and anxiety. I was going … More
What does a meltdown Feel like?
In a relatively recent post, I explained the differences between a meltdown and a temper tantrum. Even for those who … More
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