Category Archives: Autism

Mourning my lost opportunities.

Off the bat, I want to say that I am no way bragging. I have struggled with this my whole life and figured it was time to write it out and hopefully put it to rest. As a child, I … Continue reading

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Autistic Meltdowns

Many people may have heard or used the term “meltdown”. It is generally used when a child has a tantrum, the parents will often refer to it as a meltdown. But what is the difference when an Autistic has a … Continue reading

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The strength of Autism – Acceptance.

While there are a great deal of videos, blogs, medical publications that talk about the deficiencies of Autism, there are relatively few that talk about the strengths exclusively. Autism is a gift in many senses, but one that really sets … Continue reading

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Abuse – Autism and PTSD.

WARNING – This post discusses sensitive issues. If you are easily upset by issues of child abuse, read with caution One thing that the vast majority of Autistics have in common, is abuse. It’s a sad and horrible fact that … Continue reading

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My Journey into Autism.

Getting a diagnosis, or not, just knowing you are Autistic and not needing or wanting the official diagnosis, is just one step in many. Before I got diagnosed, I knew I was Autistic. Everything I read and watched I was … Continue reading

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