Late Diagnosis

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Recently Diagnosed as Autistic and Realizing My Own Prejudice

The degree of my social awareness makes me feel “too good” to be autistic. I now recognize this as a prejudice against the neurodivergent, a prejudice that unconsciously imposes shame on myself, but which I am making an effort to change.

Reactions to Late Autism Diagnosis

A painfully real look at what happens when an adult is diagnosed with autism and attempts to share the news with loved ones.

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A Song of Hope, A Man Abused

Be me, an unknowingly-autistic man.  Put yourself in my shoes. I managed school. Literature and English language were a bit of an issue, though.  I

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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.  

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What Autism Means to Me

For as long as I can remember, I have been considered odd. Not the sort of odd that makes me unlikable, but the type of

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