Author Archives: Janika Banks

About Janika Banks

Aspie, chicken herder, Lexx maven, writer.

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neurodiversity in fandoms and gaming

In recent private discussion, I was complimented with “I don’t believe you have autism” because I’m too articulate, all based on what has been observed in my blogging and tweeting online. It’s difficult to convey context for my real life … Continue reading

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Me and Willy Wonka, or, How I Learned I’m Aspie

This post is ancient and got code smashed during a server move. I’m copying it here and replacing the videos. :edit: Some of the links in this article are no longer viable, sorry about that. What am I up to today?  … Continue reading

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Part Two- Awareness

“Hear and attend and listen; for this befell and behappened and became and was, O my Best Beloved, when the Tame animals were wild. The Dog was wild, and the Horse was wild, and the Cow was wild, and the … Continue reading

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when I share that I have Asperger’s

Response: Oh, I’m sorry. My first thought: Why, it’s not cancer. ~~~~~ Response: No you don’t, you can look me in the eye. My first thought: Ah, another expert. ~~~~~ Response: I think I might have Asperger’s too because I … Continue reading

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epiphany

I don’t want to say much because it’s going into my deeper writing, but I need to process. I’ve sworn not to go back to private blogging, so I’m putting a thought here in my most innocuous place, which kind … Continue reading

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You Might be an Aspie If…

I was looking for something else and ran right into this. The original site is gone now, so I’m glad I had it saved on my own blog. This is what inspired my own list You may be an aspie if… From … Continue reading

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