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Why we (and my mum) are so glad the world is waking up to what autism is

Original post from The Guardian

‘…………By Joash Taylor

My first few years on this beautiful Earth were somewhat less than beautiful. I had been diagnosed with… 737 more words


Acceptance and Understanding

Life for many with a mental illness would be so much easier if only those around them would understand and try to accept them for what they are or are not capable of. 554 more words

50 important facts about having mild autism by Captain Quirk

Here’s a copy of the link where captain quirk did the post

Asperger Syndrome: 50 important facts about having mild autism | Autistic, Not Weird… 2,173 more words


Big Red Carpet Nurse reblogged this on Big Red Carpet Nursing and commented:

Here's a fun and informative list: I highly recommend it. David asked me to highlight the original source, also found in the post itself: http://autisticnotweird.com/2015/04/09/asperger-syndrome-50-facts-about-having-mild-autism/

The body language barrier 

I’m not that great at reading body language or facial expressions, and because of that I tend to overanalyze everything people do, trying to understand what they’re really saying. 188 more words

Asperger Syndrome

Because Sometimes a Day is Perfect

Today is one of the few really, really good days I’ve had in awhile. The company who I do social media blogging for, I have officially completed a third to half of the blogs required of me for my job. 270 more words


You're Crazy, So There

A few entries ago, I wrote about people making assumptions when accidents occur, because you are a recovering mentally ill person. Today, I am writing about a similar, but also entirely different matter: When people use your mental illness against you. 1,140 more words


Book Review: Parenting Without Panic

A few years ago, a couple of teenage boys I was working with asked me a question that must be on the mind of many an adolescent: “Bruce…is bastard a swear word?” I answered that it depends on the context in which it’s used, whereupon one of my young charges replied “Screw context! 714 more words