Creative writing in the form of freeverse poetry. An autistic portrayal of what lies behind the mask.
It took an autistic mind to discover the cure for autism. Discover how we can tackle what is a global social crisis.
Myth: Autistics don’t feel emotions. Bzzzzt. Wrong. As someone with Asperger’s, I can testify to the fact of that being 100% false. My emotions are often overwhelming. My sensory perceptions are often overwhelming. In both cases, they can be debilitating. First, let’s look at the positives. Having strong emotional reactions to humanitarian issues makes me […]
The search for identity, unmasking, and finding an authentic self after a life lived as something else.
In my circle of friends and family, I’m known as the quirky one. I’m the odd, funny girl who wishes for peace, love, and happiness for everyone. I’m deeply spiritual, and my cross necklace is a permanent fixture around my neck.
One autistic mother finds language communication her strong suit, but only when it is written. Verbal communication is difficult for her and her son with apraxia of speech.