Incomplete autism (?)

Sometimes I feel like I’m not exactly a “completely” autistic person, in a way. What does that mean? Well, it’s … More

“I thought I was autistic / an Aspie, but the online quiz said ‘no’ “

No, this didn’t happen to me.  My quizzes and questionnaires returned unquestionable results, and my formal diagnosis was a pretty … More

The Ripple Effect ~ Asperger’s / autism disclosure to work clientele

A friend of mine who is both self-employed and a recently-diagnosed autistic person mentioned to me that they tell their … More

File under: Say What?? ~ Autism spectrum diagnosis is considered a “fluid and variable” status

Could you really qualify for the autism spectrum at one point, and then not qualify later?

When the “mask” begins to crack…

I rocked a lot today.  Back and forth, almost until I felt queasy (is that even possible?). Because I’m a … More

Standing at the gates (of formal Asperger’s / autism diagnosis)

Well, the first official consultation appointment, anyway. Tonight is the eve of my first meeting with my specialist for the … More

Sneaking a peek (at what others had to say)

So anyway, I’m going through my formal Asperger’s assessment (well OK–the first of what I hope will be two assessments). … More

Therapy / coaching for Asperger’s / autistic people: a need, or simply a benefit?

(This post is simply my take on my own situation; others’ situations and conclusions will vary 🙂 ) I was … More

Asperger’s / autism and depression ~ from my perspective

Sometimes I feel down. I don’t typically suffer from the debilitating, long-lasting depression that erects an insurmountable invisible barrier between … More