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Neurotypical communication barrier O' the day

I’ve written about this before. I work hard to explain myself in emails and texts very clearly, and then get responses that leave me baffled… 160 more words

Autism/Asperger's

Don't point that thing at me

A few weeks ago, right after the fiasco that was my father’s visit, I went on a ghost tour with my partner and some of her family. 915 more words

Autism/Asperger's

"Things Not To Say To An Autistic Person"- my reaction

If I had a pound for every time I read or hear the statements below, I wouldn’t be job searching…

Today I thought I’d take a different approach to usual and have a look at a video: BBC3’s “Things Not To Say To An Autistic Person” available here:  583 more words

Asperger's Syndrome

Nonverbal Skills... in the books they are always from sighted, nonautistic perspective

Iʻve read (listened to) a lot of books about psychology and interpersonal communication in the past 2+ years. And it always amazes me how there is always pretty much the same perspective. 1,321 more words

Communication

Comparing the functional levels - why?

Ever disclose of your neurodiversity and receive back incomprehensible comments like “But at least you’re a mild case… not as severe as many others… 372 more words

Daily Life

My week, so far

I created this image of my broken heat pump with a WannaCry malware infection screen over it as a joke, but it kind of captures what my week has been like so far quite nicely, except that I couldn’t figure out how to also superimpose the giant medical bill that came yesterday and the two diagnosis letters I asked for to give to my employers, and how to represent all the communication failures ( 676 more words

Coping

It's always about communication

Everything, both being understood and not, always seems to have to do with communication. And sometimes it seems like people’s communication styles can be so radically different… fine, I’ve written about this before. 664 more words

Daily Life