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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.

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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.