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A Japanese proverb (literally: ‘7 falls, 8 getting up’) extols resilience, and is the title of the incredibly accomplished second book by the young Japanese autistic author Naoki Higashida. 363 more words


Aspie Spouses: How to Show the Neurotypical in Your Life You Love Them (by Using the Five Love Languages)

I remember when my boyfriend (now husband) told me he couldn’t feel my love. I had no idea what he was talking about.

“I do love you,” I said matter-of-factly. 1,443 more words


A Curiously Fabulous Play about a young man and his quest for truth: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime.

I have a few minutes this morning to tell you about an AMAZING play we saw on Sunday afternoon in SF:  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. 340 more words

Emotion as a sensory experience

Neurotypical people like to cling to the idea that ‘autistic’ and ‘emotional’ exist in an unbreachable dichotomy. Autistic people lack empathy, they say with certainty; we are emotionless when we should be emotional, cold to the feelings of others and unable to share in the same emotional experiences as the rest of the world. 1,450 more words


I agree

Hey Everyone. I’m back. I did take a lil holiday from the blog to focus my mind on other things, but I am back and ready to write again. 1,644 more words


As a mother of two, a volunteer part-time teacher at a local government school, and an author of story books for kids, I find myself invariably drawn towards and reflecting a lot on the subject of Autistic Spectrum Disorders. 2,087 more words