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The truth about "trigger warnings"

Let’s talk about trigger warnings. For those of you who don’t know, placing a trigger warning on something implies that some sort of aggravating information is about to be presented. 264 more words

Once Upon a Time....

Let me tell you a story. Are you sitting comfortable? Then I’ll begin…

Once upon a time there was a (relatively) normal family. Let’s call them the Jones’s, although I don’t think may people will be aiming to “keep up with the Jones’s” once they have read this. 2,723 more words

Undiagnosed

OCD and me

For me, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder was very superstitious. Take a superstitious tendency like, say, knocking on wood, and imagine yourself so irrationally invested in that law that you can’t function. 488 more words

Autistic Spectrum Disorder – Nature or Nurture? Aware or beware?

Since April was ‘Autism awareness month’ internationally, this blog is a little different, aiming to raise awareness of autism and how adults with autism and its associated disorders might differ from the neurotypical. 896 more words

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Neurodiversity: Some Basics About the Term, Rights Movement & Other Stuff


Lots of folks have been asking, since the launch of AmericanBadassAdvocates.org, what is Neurodiversity? That has put into perspective how niche the word is to the Autism community.  559 more words

Neurodiversity

D is for Demand.

D is for Demand.

A demand is an insistent and peremptory (good word, it means insisting on immediate attention or obedience) request. Basically, anything that someone has ordered to be done right away with no choice of inaction. 493 more words

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Why doesn't Johnny flap? 

Neurotypical (NT) is something I have heard in meetings and see on some of Reilly’s documents. Reilly is not neurotypical. I found the information below while googling neurotypical. 421 more words

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