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The Autistic Hive Mind (or the inconvenient lack thereof)

There is a common saying, particularly favoured by neurotypical allies:

‘If you’ve met one Autistic person, then you’ve met one Autistic person’.

And whilst I appreciate the sentiment, I would like to offer one ever so slight addendum: 967 more words



Slipping under the radar of nearly everyone I know who works in the autism field, Netflix debuted their show Atypical a couple of days ago. I literally stumbled upon it thanks to an ad before a YouTube video. 468 more words


This post originally written in April (the World Autism Awareness month) for Rumah Autis (a non-profit organization whose concern is to provide special education care for children with special needs especially from the less fortunate families).

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Profile of an NLD/ASD Child: Part 6


Age: 4-7

REASON FOR TESTING: Kira was seen for a psychological evaluation. Concerns were in the areas of immature behavior and perceptual-motor development, directly related to kindergarten readiness. 399 more words

Profile of an NLD/ASD Child: Part 5

Psychological Evaluation

Age: 4 years, 7 months

Reason for Referral: Kira is being evaluated as part of a full child study team assessment. Parental concerns over perceptual-motor development and immature social/play behavior have persisted since Kira was first brought to the attention of Project Child one year ago. 834 more words

Special Needs

Burdens of an overactive mind

My body aches. The highway winds.

Burdens of an overactive mind

Dying flowers beside the higway

A life was lost on the spot where they lay… 144 more words


WAFB: New website to provide free resources to thousands of La. children with developmental disabilities

WAFB: New website to provide free resources to thousands of La. children with developmental disabilities. Louisiana, not Los Angeles. “The Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) launched a new website Wednesday, Exceptional Lives Louisiana, which has been two years in the making…. 62 more words

New Resources