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Terminology: Neurotypical

I have been meaning to post this for a while but have been putting it off to post other things. I came across a word the other day that I surprisingly did not know, given that I majored in neuroscience as an undergrad, and I think that it is a term that most of us blogging about mental illness should know and use regularly. 112 more words

BPD

Writing about Asperger's and Other Things

There are reasons why it’s been a long time since I last posted:

1) I was busy starting my next novel in the Revengers series, and… 734 more words

Ryo Kiyan

Mmmmm to critical reflect on educational theories/theroists

My initial reaction when asked to reflect on theorist bores me…..but then when I think about the theories and theorists I favor and re-evaluate them from a critical viewpoint becomes quiet engaging, particularly as I love learning through discussion and debate! 330 more words

Special Education

Going public

I finally found the courage to bring up the subject of Asperger’s with my husband this week. His reaction? “I’ve told you before that you’ve got that,” he said. 401 more words

Asperger's

Having Asperger's Syndrome in a Neurotypical World

DESCRIBING A FEW OF MY EXPERIENCES WITH HAVING A CONDITION ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER WHILE LIVING IN THE MAINSTREAM FOR OVER FORTY YEARS

There are approximately 20 million people in the world who have a high-functioning form of autism called Asperger’s Syndrome, which affects one’s ability – often in a negative way – to interact socially with the general public on a consistent basis. 742 more words

Asperger's Syndrome

What is Autistic Burnout?

If you’re autistic like me, you’ve probably felt a lot of pressure, whether internalized or from someone else, to “act” more neurotypical (non-autistic).  You may have done things like trying to imitate your non-autistic peers’ behavior, like trying to talk like them or try to control your stims.   494 more words

Autism

Your neurodiverse (Aspie) score: 46 of 200
Your neurotypical (non-autistic) score: 172 of 200
You are very likely neurotypical

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