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Dear Autist: Forgiving Your Family? NOT a Cosmic Rule… (podcast)


Not forgiving your abusers does NOT mean you are a “bad autist.”

You are a survivor. (podcast w/transcript).

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#AutisticJoy Autism Opinion Podcasts

Podcast: Millennial Friends: You. Are. Right… Question EveryTHING.


Whether the world you were born into works for you… or not…

You may find some words here that mean something…

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#AutisticJoy Accomodating Autism Opinion

Millennial Friends: You. Are. Right… Question EveryTHING. (Transcript)


Podcast here… Millennial culture is my favorite on Earth. And autistic Millenials…? I identify with them like no others. I talk with autistics who are staring at turning 30… or 40… every day. Smart. Educated. Eyes wide open…Yet bewildered. Uncertain. Some think they’ve done something wrong… but can’t figure out what. But some are… mad. […]

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#AutisticJoy Accomodating Autism Family Opinion Sexual Abuse & Assault Surviving

Dear Autist: Forgiving Your Family? NOT a Cosmic Rule…


Forgiving abusers… as much as SOME therapists, pop psychologists, and self-help gurus insist on it…

Is NOT a Cosmic Rule.

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Accomodating Autism Autism & The Police Opinion Safety Surviving

Opinion: Autists Need Safety from Cops… Not ID Papers


We autists aren’t the problem.

Killer cops are.

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#AutisticJoy Art Autism Illustrations Opinion

Autism in Art: America Enters the Bardö, Trump Departs


In Tibetan Buddhism, a “bardö” is the intermediate gap we experience between death and rebirth… Said to be, for most, a foggy, confusing, dreamlike state… lost… abandoned… fear… desire… hope… The world has been obsessed with Donald J. Trump for 5 years. Nervously checking our phones dozens of times a day… What has he done […]

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Groton City Council Takes Autistic Safety Seriously… But… Won’t Be Enough.


No human services should be delivered by someone packing a gun…

There’s no excuse for deadly mistakes… delivering human services.

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Autism in Art: “Deliverance – An American Selfie”


There’s a hole in the American Dream…

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Art Autism Illustrations Opinion Special Interests (SpIns)

Autism in Art: “Twilight of the Manchild,” Trump in Decline


Trump in decline…

His shadow spreads… America is diminished.

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Autism Autism & The Police Opinion Safety Surviving

Opinion: Police Registry Systems Give This Autist the  C r e e p s . .


I believe strongly that no human services interaction should involve a human with a gun… unless overt signs of mortal violence are clearly evident.

Ever.

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#AutisticJoy About Art Autism Illustrations

Your Free Art Print… Finally Available


I’d like to share the #AutisticJoy!

I will be sending all followers one of my digital illustrations…

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Autism Music Opinion

Music that Rocked My World: A Damn-Near Autism-Free Journey


What pop music changed your world…?

Autistic. Or not.

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Art Autism Illustrations Opinion

Autism in Art, Gallery: Astonish the Police


I’m overwhelmed by the USA…

Art is how I deal…

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Autism & Love…


Big topic.

Let’s try talking…

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#AutisticJoy About Art Autism Illustrations

A “Thank You!” gift for ALL blog followers…


I’d like to share the #AutisticJoy!

I will be sending all followers one of my digital illustrations…

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Autism Neurodiversity Opinion Top Articles ⭐

Autism & Neurodiversity…? Srsly?


Nature don’t make garbage…

Controversial? SRSLY…?

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Anxiety Autism Autism & The Police Meltdowns Opinion Safety Surviving Symptoms Top Articles ⭐

I’m Autistic. I Fear Cops….


I fear every police officer & cop car I see.
And in 21st Century America… I see them everywhere.

So I bought a Medical Alert Bracelet. To protect myself from “helping” First Responders…

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Autistic Self-Doubt: A brief, very personal post.


I’ve been struggling with some self-doubt.

It’s an autism thang.

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50 Shades of Autistic Thinking, Pt. 1: Magic is Afoot…


I begin a series exploring how my autistic mind works…

Cuz if we don’t show ’em our hearts…. How will they ever love us?

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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.