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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.

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Autism Cooking Special Interests (SpIns)

Cooking while Autistic: Johnnycakes Profane with Sweet Chili Syrup Recipe

Yeah. I’m #ActuallyAutistic. Yeah. I got food sensitivities… And, hell yeah, I’m poor. We’re talking good, cheap, FUN food.

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Autism

Living Autistic… Out Loud.

Living Autistic… Out Loud.

Thoughts. Memories. Challenges. Survival Strategies. Successes. Special Interests… Music. Poetry. Cooking. Gardening. Politics. Agnosticism. Spirituality…

A real 3D life.

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Autism Symptoms

Inside Autism & Eye Contact: How It Feels

If you knew if you pushed a button, you gave a child electroshocks… Would you? Could you…? How eye contact feels to this autistic…

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Autism Communication Social

Movies Taught Me about Life: How Hollywood Failed My Autism

Actors are PAID to get across what they’re feeling. While real-life humans seem to work desperately to keep it hidden… From me.