Today was another day in which I felt inspired to “rewrite” my own “lyrics” to an existing song. I’ve been … More
Autism is nothing to fear. Are you scared of me?
I live in the US, where the predominant feeling surrounding the autism spectrum is fear. Parents decline to vaccinate their … More
4 words never to say to me
“Excuses are for losers.” Unfortunately, those are my father’s favorite words. And he loves to toss them around, even when … More
An open letter to my former early grade school teachers
Dear elementary school teachers of my early years, The first thing you should know is that I remember you. I … More
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
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
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