Tag Archives: autism

Normalizing Neurodiversity

Click pic for 10 Things We Must Learn from Children “Aw, this one is so cute!” “Thanks! Came with the typical skin problem, but they gave us special instructions that should do the trick.” “Well, good luck! Mine is one … Continue reading

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The Dark and Sinister Smiles of Childhood- Adulting fails that still haunt us all

We’ve probably all been through it at some point in our childhood, greeted at a door by a smiling adult for whatever reason, and later feeling trapped with that adult having a grumpy mood and we no longer felt welcome. … Continue reading

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being aspie

Originally published on April 3, 2008. Being aspie is all the rage in aspie circles. Arguments over the puzzle ribbon, preferences for ‘Aspergerian’, two very solid camps at odds over whether Asperger’s is preventable or curable and the fear of … Continue reading

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baditude

Sometimes I have what I call my ‘hateful days’. I fall into the passive-aggressive pit of disgust and despair and take everything and everyone personally. While I’ve noticed this can be triggered by hormones and various levels of illness, a … Continue reading

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asocial vs. antisocial

Originally posted 7-8-08.  I was recently corrected in a psychologist’s office over using the term ‘antisocial’.  He said the proper term for me is ‘asocial’.  I’ve looked both these up in online dictionaries, and they seem to be interchangeable.  But … Continue reading

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self stim

Originally posted 7-1-08. Quick warning in case you got here by accident or misunderstanding.  This article rather directly handles a particular sexual issue related to autism spectrum disorders.  This is not porn, slash, or erotica.   Self stim is a … Continue reading

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stimming at work

Originally posted 5-2-08. Wow, I can’t believe I still have this…  I originally posted this on another blog that is gone now, probably nearly 18 months ago.  I was googling for more aspie info and kept running into aspies complaining about being picked … Continue reading

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