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Banner headline: #AutisticAF Out Loud. Text on right: "You... are hard-wired for #AutisticJoy." - Johnny Profane. Image on left: elderly gentleman in sunglasses & black fedora. Image on right: X-ray of boy's skull struck by lightning from behind.
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"Imaginary Friends," an original digital illustration. In blues, verdigris, greens & browns... A real, young Black child hugs a ghostly child in a forest background.
“Imaginary Friends,” original digital illustration.

Imaginary Friends…? This Autistic Kid’s Bestie… Dissociation, Pt 1

Spacing out… Zoning out… Most autists do it… to survive boring conversations, family get-togethers…

So dissociation’s a good thing, Til it starts screwing with living your life. Or sense of reality.

Content note: mild profanity, one bleeped expletive relating to intellecutal disability.

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AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E07.Top frame: Headline reads, "New Episode, Designing My Home Around Adult Autism: Part 1, Making It Work". It features an illustration of an elderly gentleman, reading from a script and wearing sunglasses & fedora hat. Bottom frame: "No Direction Home 2," original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of a row classical Greek pillars vanishing into the distance--showed in reverse colors.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E08.

Designing My Home Around Adult Autism: Pt. 2 – 7 Survival Principles

Finally learning to create a place of safety, peace, and passionate work…

Did more than keep me out of psych wards. It kept me alive. No joke.

If you’re autistic, love one, work with some… or just can’t figure out if you are one… You really, *really * need to think about where you live…

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“Designing My Home Around Adult Autism: Pt. 2 – 7 Survival Principles” To download, click on 3 dots at left.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E06.Top frame: Headline reads, "New Episode, Inside Autism & Eye Contact: How It Feels... How to Deal with the Terror". It features an illustration of an elderly gentleman, reading from a script and wearing sunglasses & fedora hat. Bottom frame: "No Cure," original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of an adult male eye, held open by retractors.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E06.Top frame: Headline reads, “New Episode, Inside Autism & Eye Contact: How It Feels… How to Deal with the Terror”. “No Cure,” original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style.

Inside Autism & Eye Contact: How It Feels… How to Deal with the Terror

“Her eyes. So big… Then… Bigger…. Brighter… Enormous…

“I can’t hear anything but a roar. Spinning. I’m going to fall… Terror. That’s what eye contact feels like…” w/transcript. More

Season 2, Episode 3. Listen or download at 3 dots.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E05. Headline reads, "AutisticAF Out Loud: Fanning the Flames: #Autistic Joy in the Classroom, Intersectional Infinity Summit, Live Talk, April Fool's Day, 2022." It features a photo of an elderly gentleman, reading from a script and wearing sunglasses & fedora hat.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E05.

Fanning The Flames: #AutisticJoy in the Classroom – Live Talk, s2e5

Live presentation, Intersectional Inifinity Conferencce.

A little funny. A little bittersweet. And a lotta sly insight from this former class clown…

Let’s kick Autistic April off with a squeal… w/transcript.More

Play “Fanning The Flames: #AutisticJoy in the Classroom – Live Talk, s2e5.” Download at 3 dots on right.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E03.Top frame: Headline reads, "New Episode, Selective Mutism: I Have No Mouth. But I Must SCREAM...". It features an illustration of an elderly gentleman, reading from a script and wearing sunglasses & fedora hat. Bottom frame: "I Cannot Scream," original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of a young boy's mouth, open, screaming.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E03.Top frame: Headline reads, “New Episode, Selective Mutism: I Have No Mouth. But I Must SCREAM…”.

Selective Mutism: I Have No Mouth. But I Must SCREAM… s02e03/transcript

“Are you okay? Are you okay? ARE YOU OKAY?” Like they’re talking to a Japanese tourist. And if they just shout loud enough… he’ll understand English…

But I’m autistic. And can’t speak. When they unload me from the ambulance & into the ER… (podcast & transript)

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Season 2, Episode 3. Listen or download at 3 dots.

Time to S**t Post…

Ok… The last 8 months… getting #AutisticAF Out Loud Podcast off the ground…. Ate up ALL my spoons. If you CAN eat spoons… But I’m recovering. I think… So, I’ll be posting more short, random, diverse content again… Recipes. Poems. Politics. Art. Random shit… Lemme know what you think. Meanwhile, people are talking about #AutisticAF.me……More

AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E02.Top frame: Headline reads, "New Episode, The Cavalry Never Comes: Sexual Assault & Autism, Pt. 2". It features an illustration of an elderly gentleman, reading from a script and wearing sunglasses & fedora hat. Bottom frame: "Not Everyone Was My Friend," original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of a priest leering. From a frame grab of Mystic River.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E02. “Not Everyone Was My Friend,” original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of a priest leering. From a frame grab of Mystic River.

“The Cavalry Never Comes”: Sexual Assault & An Autistic Life, Pt. 2 s02e02

You can help your autistic loved ones feel safer from sexual abuse & assault…

It starts with honesty about yourself… and them.More

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2 Comments

  1. Tanya Lee says:

    Hey. Im autistic af to and glad I found your content!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. And Tanya… I’m glad I met you! It tickles me no end when I connect with someone! Keep in touch.

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