As some of y’all are aware, it has become a little informal tradition on this blog to dedicate every 100th … More
The diagnostic criteria for Asperger’s/autism includes the tendency toward: “Highly restricted, fixated interests that are abnormal in intensity or focus … More
(Beginning Note: This post was inspired by Rhi’s beautiful synopsis of the recent National Autistic Society (NAS) conference in the … More
Is it possible for a “gift” or advantage to also be a disadvantage or disability? Can one trait fit both … More
I might prefer to be quiet and observant. That doesn’t mean that I’m defective or weird. It might mean that … More
Autistic children and adults often create imaginary or alternative worlds within ourselves.
Throughout my life, I’ve noticed alternating periods of cognitive dilation and contraction, that follow a random waxing and waning cycle. … More