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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

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 Top Articles ⭐

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 Top Articles ⭐

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 Top Articles ⭐

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.

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Art Autism Poetry

Autism in Poetry: Letting Go…

For some, living autistic is about the exhausting  quest for…

Perfection.

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Autism Late Diagnosis Meltdowns

Meltdowns & Shutdowns: BBC’s 1800 Seconds on Autism

What an honor! I’m interviewed on BBC’s 1800 Seconds on Autism: Meltdowns & Shutdowns

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Art Autism Poetry

Autism in Poetry: Shameless… Living Out Loud.

#AutismAcceptance…?

Look out. That first step’s a doozy…

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Autism Burnout Meltdowns

Autistic Burnout: What Works for You…?

A sincere question for the #ActuallyAutistic community… A lot of us could use the help…

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Cooking Dessert Special Interests

Cooking while Autistic: Cinnamon Shortbread Profane

It may sound involved. But it’s freaking easy. With a half hour notice, I can have them coming out of the oven when grandkids arrive…

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Art Autism Poetry

Autistic Poetry: Ballad of a Black Sheep

For some families, autistics aren’t the children parents ordered…

Works for me.