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

The Too-Silent Wave (on social media)

(I have to get something off my chest.  I kind of dreaded posting this, because it might irk or offend some, … More

I’m “weaker” than I thought (#2 of 30 things I’ve learned since my Asperger’s / autism discovery)

I decided to turn my “30 things I’ve learned since I discovered that I’m on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum” list into … More

What happens when you say “no way–you can’t be autistic”

Saying “you can’t be autistic…!” can lead to devastating consequences. These include a dismissal of our true identity and a separation from our community.

The Asperger’s / autism ‘sub’culture, the way I see it

I’ve been blessed to meet Aspie/autistic people from all over the world, including different regions of the United States, as … More

Failing at Asperger’s / autism…?

It seems ironic that not 24 hours ago, I felt like joining hands and singing Kum-bah-ya with the spectrum world, … 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

Star-shaped peg in a square-pegged world – Part 1: Curing out of convenience

A quick note before I begin…Please understand that this post is not meant to brow-beat the good allistic parents/friends/significant others … More