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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.

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Accomodating Aspergers Autism Meltdowns Parenting Symptoms

Inside an Autistic Meltdown… I  D i s a p  p  e   a   r    . . .

When I experience a meltdown, whether it manifests as panic attack, “autistic rage,” or shutting down…

For a while, the “me” I’m accustomed to being… disappears.

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Accomodating Autism Late Diagnosis

#ActuallyAutistic. But Desperately Trying to Reach You…

My apologies. I write like a 50s movie voiceover stuck in the wrong century.

But I’m desperately trying to tell you something…

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Autism Humor W E I R D . . . .

Betty White: TV’s Patron Saint of Autism….?

Did anyone ever deliver such devastating truth, in so few words, when you least expect it…?
Did anyone ever have less of a clue in social situations…?

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Accomodating Autism Communication Social Written

How to Stop Worrying & Be #ActuallyAutistic on Facebook

I have difficulty communicating… back & forth in a written conversation. Just as much, maybe worse, as I do face to face…

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Autism Meaning Out of the Box W E I R D . . . .

Warning: Dark Autist in a Transcendental Mood…

Sometimes I get my head out of my ass…

Err, the political crisis of the moment, take a step back, catch a breath, and….

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Art Autism Poetry

Neurodivergent Poetry: How Rare It Is

Why would teachers, parents, friends waste time saying one thing to me trying to communicate something entirely different…?

Later, why would bosses, priests, lovers mock, rage, abuse for doing exactly what they say…?