Diagnosis

Is It Trauma or Autism? Or Both?

Being diagnosed with PTSD was one of the most validating things I’ve ever experienced.  Not only did it lead me down a path of healing,

What’s in a Word: Asperger’s and the APA

Few words in behavioral science come with more controversy and contention than Asperger’s. This series focuses on the word, Asperger’s, and the many antagonists to

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.

Cracked glass

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

A person sitting in a meadow looking out at the sunset

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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