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Day #25 "My way or the highway" - the rigid thinker.

Tom has clear ideas about how things should happen – he is the consummate rigid thinker. If something is not on his trajectory, he will either take it head on, explode or completely ‘blank’ it. 753 more words

To the woman on the helpline

I called you today in desperation.

Yes, I am stressed and sadly you got to witness that in all it’s glory. Thankfully we will (hopefully) never meet. 880 more words

Managing stress …part2

Stress arise from external pressures which we get when we confront certain things that are not within the limits of our ability

Stress can motivate you to get that promotion at work, or run the last mile of a marathon. 229 more words

Personal Development

Questions of Faith, Questions of Learning

Today I felt like branching out from my own little world and so I meandered through the various writings of others. I’m exceedingly interested in topics of religion, God(s), and human behavior in general and so these were the themes I looked into. 171 more words

Hope

Rigid Thinking and Set Shifting in Adult Auties


I have been meaning to do this post for a while but I finally have some concrete examples and the wherewithal to do so. “Rigid, Concrete Thinking” is often touted as one of those “signs of autism” and a myriad of examples float around the internet. 1,151 more words

Autism

Cartoon Balloons that Speak Volumes

February 05, 2015: Barry Cauchon

Cartoon balloons are used to carry the spoken words or thoughts of a cartoon character in a drawing.  Sometimes the ‘balloon’ itself can make the statement.

Barry

Sketch

Aspergers and "Black and White" thinking.

This topic was suggested to me by a friend of mine who also has Aspergers. I have touched on the tendency of people on the autistic spectrum to think in terms of absolutes-what other people call “black and white thinking”, but this is the first time I have dedicated a whole blog post to it. 594 more words