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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…?

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Autism Communication Symptoms Verbal

Autistic Selective Mutism: A Few More Unspoken Thoughts

Being on the inside of selective mutism, not being certain I’m explaining it clearly…

Really screws with my head.

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Art Autism Autobiography Poetry

Poetry – Comic Book Hero: How This #AutisticSurvivor Escaped Bullying, Abuse, Molestation

How did autistic & other neurodiverse kids survive the Dark Ages before IEPs, 504 plans, targeted therapy, noise-canceling headphones…?
Here’s some brutal autistic truth-telling for you…

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Accomodating Autism Autobiography Communication Symptoms Theory of Mind

#Neurotypicals? Know What This #ActuallyAutistic REALLY Hates About Em…?

Why, oh WHY, does their Theory of Mind CONVINCE them, despite all my assurances, that my Resting Bitch Face more accurately portrays my inner being than…

My plain, spoken English…?

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Art Autism Poetry

Poetry: Saga of The Autistic Cowboy

Autistic humor is… different. Cuz nothing’s funnier than Truth.
A surreal sci-fi/cowboy punk hybrid…
Sorta like a Horse Opera Odyssey… from an alien point of view.
One of my “Songs Without a Singer.” #Neurodiversity #ND #ActuallyAutistic

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Accomodating Autism Autobiography Symptoms

Selective Mutism: I Have No Mouth. But I Must SCREAM…

“Are you okay? Are you okay? ARE YOU OKAY?”

Like they’re talking to a Japanese tourist, and if they just shout loud enough… he’ll understand English…