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Autism Autobiography Defiance Symptoms

On Autism & Defiance: An Early Personal Memory

Parents are powerful. But not omnipotent…

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50 Shades Accomodating Autism Communication Sensory Processing Symptoms Verbal Written

50 Shades of Autistic Thinking, Pt 2: Verbal Processing

What could be more basic to human experience than…
Speech…?

Mebbe, just mebbe… I’m not precisely… human.

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#AutisticJoy Accomodating Adult Autism Family Friendship Neurodiversity Opinion Parenting Surviving Symptoms Talk

Autism & Love…

Big topic.

Let’s try talking…

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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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About Autism Opinion Self-Doubt Symptoms

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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Autism Opinion Symptoms

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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#AutisticJoy Adult Autism Masking Symptoms Top Articles ⭐

Autistic Masking as Performance Art

I’ve come to enjoy the sound of my own voice…

Understanding how & why takes me stumbling down a deep rabbit hole…

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Anxiety Autism Symptoms

What My Autism Looks Like… Right NOW.

Can’t wrap my head around it. Not this moment in history… Not this moment in my life…

Not this  m o m e n t

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Art Autism Music Poetry Sensory Processing Symptoms

Autism in Poetry: Sensory Overload, NOISE…

No apology. No justification. No lecture. No discussion. No education. No enlightenment…

Here’s the experience  of autistic sensory overload.

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Accomodating Anxiety Autism Meltdowns Shutdowns Symptoms Top Articles ⭐

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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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.