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"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


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


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

What if your communication style was always pathologized? #BADD2017

This post is inspired by #BADD2017, Blogging against disablism day.

What if your style of communication was always pathologized?

This thought started while listening to an “inclusive” (well, usually pretty inclusive) chat about accessibility related things. 1,725 more words


Questions for those with normal sight and "typical brain"

It took a while to figure how to best express  the audience to the questions: those without visual (or hearing) impairments (at least that cannot be corrected), and with a neurotypical brain, read… 1,490 more words