Not ‘passing’ doesn’t mean ‘failing’

Over the past year and a quarter-ish, I’d been experiencing a lot of “first”s–the first time doing “this” or “that” … More

The depth of the (my) Asperger’s / autism ‘rabbit hole’

I’ve mentioned before that finding out that I’m autistic/an Aspie has felt like stumbling upon the code-key to my entire … More

No longer nameless

My new name and picture aren’t really me. By telling these two lies, I can be honest about everything else

My autism…

My autism blurs conventionally-sacred lines – between male and female, science and spirituality, logic/reason and intuition, childhood and adulthood, innocence … More

Making Friends

All my life, making friends has been one of those awkward challenges that I always thought would eventually get easier.  … More

Dear employers ~ How to work with employees “with” Asperger’s / autism ~ Part 4: Why bother? Here’s why

At last, my fourth and final post in this mini-series, Hiring and Working With People on the Asperger’s/Autism Spectrum!  This … More

12 (more) things *not* to say or do to someone “with” Asperger’s / autism

(Note: I put “with” in quotes because I know that many of us don’t consider our Asperger’s/autism as something we … More