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Quotes from users of Reddit explaining how it feels to have autism

This one is nearly identical to my “book explanation” where I tell people who want to know how autism feels like, “It’s like everyone got the same book to read at birth about how to be… everyone except me. So I’m living in a world where I don’t know what the rules are but everyone…… Continue reading Quotes from users of Reddit explaining how it feels to have autism

life · psyche · thoughts

December 8, 2016: New year, new opportunity?

It’s been a busy, busy last two months. I feel guilty that I haven’t written anything, and even now I feel like I’m stealing time to sit down and write. That diagnosis of Asperger’s is provisional, and I did meet with the psychologist I was referred to from the neuropsychologist. The new guy is young,…… Continue reading December 8, 2016: New year, new opportunity?

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It’s Different in Girls

I just navigated to this article by Scientific American. Even though I am not diagnosed as autistic, it still strikes a chord with me, especially these paragraphs: But inside, it was very different. Social life did not come at all naturally to her. She used her formidable intelligence to become an excellent mimic and actress,…… Continue reading It’s Different in Girls