One of the worst things about being an autist is that there are times when you literally cannot get your needs met because you literally cannot formulate a request for help. There has been an ongoing thing here for me wherein I have been perseverating on a situation and where I can literally think of nothing … More Autism Speaks – and perseverates and rants
Here is an example of a truly excellent problem solving method for dealing with problem people, and all you need is a pen and paper or a computer with word processing or spreedsheet capability. If you have that person in your life who is draining you of time or energy or finances this is a … More Problem People in Your Life and How to Deal With Them
HOW TO ENTER A ROOM LIKE A BOSS (A short practical guide for Aspies ) Have a dressing ritual. NEVER sleep in your clothes for the next day. (I do this but never before a formal appt.) Choose the clothes the night before. Make sure they are clean and ironed if need be Put them … More An Aspie’s Short Guide To Entering A Room Like A Boss
As many of my readers know I was diagnosed with Aspergers/High Functioning Autism as a teen. What you may not know is that I recently began working as a private tutor (volunteer to negligible pay) specializing in working with my fellow autistic beings. In doing so I fell into a dark and gluey world of labels, procedures, … More Autism speaks – and is condescended to.
So people occasionally ask me how I as an Aspie (Person with Asperger’s Autism) think differently from the norm. Well, this is really very superficial but YOU MIGHT BE AUTISTIC IF… You have ever passed up food, warmth or a bathroom for “aesthetic reasons” Examples: Four hamburgers fit in the tupperware. Three looks empty, … More You Might (Also) Be An Autist If…