Sometimes I get impatient 

I’ve said before (probably too many times) that as an Asperger’s/autistic person, I tend to think and process information differently. … More

Sharing: So What Is Executive Dysfunction?

Originally posted on So Much Stranger, So Much Darker, So Much Madder, So Much Better:
Executive dysfunction. It’s one of the trademarks of developmental disabilities such as autism and ADHD along…

Why I’m still hiding my Asperger’s / autism from some people 

In the grand scheme of my life, my knowledge of my Neurodivergent neurological orientation is still fresh-ish.  After all, my … More

I supported neurodiversity before I knew it existed 

Not that I deserve anything special for it.  It just happened. 🙂 They sat across from me, in my consultation … More

It takes one to know one 

The patient, whom I’ll call “P”, came into my office with their partner.  P had been diagnosed as Obsessive-Compulsive, and … More

Stagnating, hesitating, and contemplating

I’m having a tough time getting motivated today.  It’s like approaching an escalator that’s moving at a palatable speed, but … 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

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

Accept or Except?

Autism Awareness Month is coming.  Soon, all the world will co-opt a mysterious blue hue, which is a questionably-intended, definitely-misguided … More

How discovering that I’m on the Asperger’s / autism spectrum has changed me 

So anyway, as y’all know, yesterday I celebrated my “Aspie birthday” (please pardon the term–that’s just what it feels like … More