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Autism Neurodiversity Opinion

Autism & Neurodiversity…? Srsly?

Nature don’t make garbage…

Controversial? SRSLY…?

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Anxiety Autism Meltdowns Opinion Safety Surviving Symptoms

I’m Autistic. I Fear Cops….

I fear every police officer & cop car I see.
And in 21st Century America… I see them everywhere.

So I bought a Medical Alert Bracelet. To protect myself from “helping” First Responders…

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About Autism

👉 ABOUT THIS BLOG… 👈

If you are new to this blog… I strongly recommend you start here…

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About Autism Opinion Self-Doubt Symptoms

Autistic Self-Doubt: A brief, very personal post.

I’ve been struggling with some self-doubt.

It’s an autism thang.

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Autism Opinion Symptoms

50 Shades of Autistic Thinking, Pt. 1: Magic is Afoot…

I begin a series exploring how my autistic mind works…

Cuz if we don’t show ’em our hearts…. How will they ever love us?

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Autism Condiment Cooking

Cooking while Autistic: Homemade Ketchup

Salsa, Sriracha, Aioli….

Flirt as much as ya like when ya go out. But when ya come home to your main squeeze… Ketchup’s got a brand new, HOT look, baby. On a Foodstamp budget…

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Art Autism Illustrations Opinion

Autism in Art: “The New Normal,” School in the Age of Covid-19

Dark, digital illustration of Georgia children returning to school in the Age of Covid-19, after a photo by Hannah Watters, 15-year-old student, Twitter, 8/2020.

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#AutisticJoy Adult Autism Masking Symptoms Top Articles ⭐

Autistic Masking as Performance Art

I’ve come to enjoy the sound of my own voice…

Understanding how & why takes me stumbling down a deep rabbit hole…

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Art Autism Illustrations Opinion

Autism in Art, Gallery: Democracy Is Coming… to the USA

I’m overwhelmed by the USA…

Art is how I deal…

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Autism Cooking Salad Veggies

Cooking while Autistic: Wilted Garden Salad

Wilted Garden Salad… About 10 minutes. Tops! Massive Nutrition! Vegan! (Or Not!)

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Autism Dangers Opinion

Autistic Folk Don’t Need IDs… OR. Armed. Cops.

There is no… none whatsoever… NO reason for a person performing a welfare check, or other purely social service, to be packing any form of lethal weapon.

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Art Autism Friendship Poetry

Autism in Poetry: My Friend Billy

Friendship is complex for this autistic…

Billy & I had nothing in common. Except our hearts.

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Anxiety Autism Symptoms

What My Autism Looks Like… Right NOW.

Can’t wrap my head around it. Not this moment in history… Not this moment in my life…

Not this  m o m e n t

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Art Autism Poetry

Autism in Poetry: Got A Hate On

My autistic heart cannot seperate my life from our world’s fate…

And the rising tides of hate.

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Condiments Cooking

Cooking while Autistic: Bandito Candy Profane

Hot, sweet, sour, salty…

and LOADED with probiotics…

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Art Autism Music Poetry Sensory Processing Symptoms Top Articles ⭐

Autism in Poetry: Sensory Overload, NOISE…

No apology. No justification. No lecture. No discussion. No education. No enlightenment…

Here’s the experience  of autistic sensory overload.

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Accomodating Anxiety Autism Meltdowns Shutdowns Symptoms

Managing My Autism… A Personal Panic List

When the fog of meltdown comes on, I can’t think of what to do in that moment… to just deal….

So I made a little list…

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Accomodating Autism Communication Special Interests Symptoms Theory of Mind

On Autism, Personality & Being in the Flow…

Autistic joy is hard to explain to another person. Pretty much ANY non-autistic person.

And trying to… drags me into Deep Philosophical Waters…

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Art Autism Meltdowns Poetry Shutdowns

Autism In Poetry, Shutdowns: Believe I’ll Ch-Ch-Change My Shirt

“Well, we all have meltdowns, don’t we sweetie…?”

Ummmmm… Actually…?

No.

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Autism Special Interests Special Interests (SpIns) Symptoms

Special Interests? Autistic Passion Ain’t Cute & Cuddly

The issue isn’t age, education, or IQ… Autistics vary just like neurotypical humans…

But intensity…? We got that covered like stink on shiznit.