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

Why and how I blog

Not too long ago, I received an email from a friend who passed along a forwarded message from a new … More

An integrative approach to depression ~ from one Aspie / autistic perspective [Mental Health Monday]

I can slowly feel my inner wheels beginning to catch on and take hold.  The only way I know this … More

Smacking down the Asperger’s / autism violence myth

Upon coming out as Aspie/autistic to a friend last year, I was shocked when, during one of our early discussions, … More

My personal autism support pledge 

I pledge… Not to support any company that supports A$ or its affiliates Not to click on any Google search … More

The “Brain-Crush”

Recently, I wrote about some of the unconventional types of affinity I feel for other people, and some of the … More

The great divide

It has been nearly two weeks since a Grand Canyon formed within the autism spectrum community on social media, namely … More

Confessions of one Aspie / autistic ~ sometimes I really *don’t* care

I might catch hell for this one.  After all, the notions that many of us are extra-empathetic and that we … More

A Little Withdrawal is Good For The Soul [Mental Health Monday #2]

Sometimes you have to just pull back, retreat, and turn the world down–or off.  Sometimes you need a good reset.  … More