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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

October 2018

Lies are Painful

Aspergians are often said to be brutally honest. It’s an Asperger’s stereotype that we can’t tell a lie. Recently I started thinking about this, and

Bad Poetry, a Mask, & Truth

Trigger warning: this one is dark Content warning: bad poetry Fifteen years ago, I wrote a poem. This was fifteen years before I had a

This Little Mask-Erade Is Over

One woman tells of her lifelong journey to mask her true identity and the process of allowing herself to take off the mask and be her authentic self.

Where Did I Park? : The Neurodivergent Musician

But now, the show is over and I am numb.  The house music is turned up and my brain gathers the scraps of energy to focus enough to tear down my equipment, pack it up, and haul it out.  Oh, wait. Where did I park?

If I Would Have Known I had Asperger’s

These wonderings are a mixed bag of so many thoughts, but a person’s neurological context matters.  It is certainly a thing to wonder about, or if you’re me, pick apart and analyze and evaluate and solve the puzzle that is my brain, my pain, and my relationships.  

Lies are Painful

Aspergians are often said to be brutally honest. It’s an Asperger’s stereotype that we can’t tell a lie. Recently I started thinking about this, and

Bad Poetry, a Mask, & Truth

Trigger warning: this one is dark Content warning: bad poetry Fifteen years ago, I wrote a poem. This was fifteen years before I had a

This Little Mask-Erade Is Over

One woman tells of her lifelong journey to mask her true identity and the process of allowing herself to take off the mask and be her authentic self.

Where Did I Park? : The Neurodivergent Musician

But now, the show is over and I am numb.  The house music is turned up and my brain gathers the scraps of energy to focus enough to tear down my equipment, pack it up, and haul it out.  Oh, wait. Where did I park?

If I Would Have Known I had Asperger’s

These wonderings are a mixed bag of so many thoughts, but a person’s neurological context matters.  It is certainly a thing to wonder about, or if you’re me, pick apart and analyze and evaluate and solve the puzzle that is my brain, my pain, and my relationships.  

Lies are Painful

Aspergians are often said to be brutally honest. It’s an Asperger’s stereotype that we can’t tell a lie. Recently I started thinking about this, and

Bad Poetry, a Mask, & Truth

Trigger warning: this one is dark Content warning: bad poetry Fifteen years ago, I wrote a poem. This was fifteen years before I had a

This Little Mask-Erade Is Over

One woman tells of her lifelong journey to mask her true identity and the process of allowing herself to take off the mask and be her authentic self.

Where Did I Park? : The Neurodivergent Musician

But now, the show is over and I am numb.  The house music is turned up and my brain gathers the scraps of energy to focus enough to tear down my equipment, pack it up, and haul it out.  Oh, wait. Where did I park?

If I Would Have Known I had Asperger’s

These wonderings are a mixed bag of so many thoughts, but a person’s neurological context matters.  It is certainly a thing to wonder about, or if you’re me, pick apart and analyze and evaluate and solve the puzzle that is my brain, my pain, and my relationships.