Autism ‘awareness’ is not enough ~ Part 2: more ‘awareness’ is LESS Awareness 

By the time most people have reached adulthood, or even sooner these days, they’ve heard the term “autism”.  Chances are … More

‘The Mighty’ is not an ally

Many months ago, I came across a blog post titled “Why I no longer visit “The Mighty”.  Unfortunately, that blog … More

Sharing: Autism Awareness Month Post Seven: Autism Speaks Replies To My Letter

Originally posted on Creative Writing Of A Teenage Aspergian:
Three days ago, I sent a letter to Autism Speaks in regards to their 2014 financial…

Depathologizing Asperger’s / autism ~ Out-voicing the autism ‘experts’

Ever since the advent of the internet and the proliferation of websites of information on just about any topic imaginable, … More

Taking the ‘pity’ out of ‘serendipity’ 

I’m somewhat embarrassed to admit that up until last night, I didn’t know what the word “serendipity” meant.  I actually … More

Don’t ‘light it up blue’ for me

As usual, ’tis the season for Autism Awareness Month.  Although I had staked my claim on a spot on the … More

Autism ‘awareness’ is not enough 

Welcome to the 2017 edition of Autism “Awareness” Month (heh).  This month, I will probably reveal my Activist Face a … More

#RedInstead ~ Autism Acceptance / Appreciation Month

Someday, as I type my ideas for blog posts out on my mobile, the Auto-Suggest feature won’t anticipate “Awareness” or … More

The problem with the OWN channel’s ‘For Peete’s Sake’ reality show

So anyway, the Oprah Winfrey Network (available on most cable/satellite TV lineups, at least here in the US) has a … More