Autism, Cures, and the Right to Exist

When I first found out I was on the spectrum I was elated. I had finally found the answer to explain why I was different; why I had so much trouble relating to my peers and understanding how I fit amongst them.  I believed for so long that I was stupid, because I take longer... Continue Reading →

Autism/PTSD: Self Doubt

I know what it's like to doubt myself. When I do I think about how my worth does not come from another. My Mom was very abusive. She taught me I was to blame for all that ailed her and that I was worthless. And I believed her. It took years of practicing self love... Continue Reading →

Autism: Burnout

Autistic Burnout is a real thing. When you have Autism everything is a little more taxing. Our systems are processing information both from the senses, communication, and the body in different ways that can be more taxing than an Allistic person.  I often find that if I don't take frequent breaks when I'm working I... Continue Reading →

Autism: Assumptions and Labels

Hey lovelies, Please know my writing comes from a place of healed perspective. Not one of distress or alarm in my current life. (Though it has before and that is fine by me.) I am currently quite happy and extremely content. I love my life. I love my boyfriend, my family, his family, my sacred... Continue Reading →

Autism: Advocacy

I had nightmares last night. If I dream often it is a nightmare. I used to have amazing powerful dreams. I always fly in them. I build machines to fly and have abilities. But these dreams have stopped lately. I'm also often saving people from wrecks. Or guiding people through the apocalypse. Some say this... Continue Reading →

Autism: Vaccines Causing Autism

I do not think vaccines caused my Autism. I am not willing to change my mind about this. This does not mean I do not care deeply for all those affected very severely by Autism. This does not mean I don't understand how difficult it is to help raise a child with Autism, especially as... Continue Reading →

Autism Notes: Autism in Girls 

"A 2012 study by cognitive neuroscientist Francesca Happ of King's College London and her colleagues compared the occurrence of autism traits and formal diagnoses in a sample of more than 15,000 twins. They found that if boys and girls had a similar level of such traits, the girls needed to have either more behavioral problems... Continue Reading →

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