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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

Bullying & Abuse

My Journey to Self-Identification

She knew she was different, and so did the classmates who bullied her. One woman’s journey to realizing that the clumsiness, the intense interests, the anxiety, and the sensory challenges all led to the fact that she was autistic.

Bullying and Resignation

Resignation. “The acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable.”[note]https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/resignation[/note] I believe resignation is the saddest emotion one can experience, and it’s almost as sad to witness

A Life Illuminated

My name is Hugh Willis. I am autistic. Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance

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.  

My Journey to Self-Identification

She knew she was different, and so did the classmates who bullied her. One woman’s journey to realizing that the clumsiness, the intense interests, the anxiety, and the sensory challenges all led to the fact that she was autistic.

Bullying and Resignation

Resignation. “The acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable.”[note]https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/resignation[/note] I believe resignation is the saddest emotion one can experience, and it’s almost as sad to witness

A Life Illuminated

My name is Hugh Willis. I am autistic. Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance

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.  

My Journey to Self-Identification

She knew she was different, and so did the classmates who bullied her. One woman’s journey to realizing that the clumsiness, the intense interests, the anxiety, and the sensory challenges all led to the fact that she was autistic.

Bullying and Resignation

Resignation. “The acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable.”[note]https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/resignation[/note] I believe resignation is the saddest emotion one can experience, and it’s almost as sad to witness

A Life Illuminated

My name is Hugh Willis. I am autistic. Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance

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.