Autism: Burnout

Autistic Burnout is a real thing. When you have Autism everything is a little more taxing. Our systems are processing information both from the senses, communication, and the body in different ways that can be more taxing than an Allistic person.  I often find that if I don't take frequent breaks when I'm working I... Continue Reading →

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Autism: When My Mother Died

  When my Mother died it broke my heart in ways that I will never be properly able to explain in words. I came out of my paralyzing grief a different person. Make no mistake, I am still grieving. I will always have this new knowledge of this thing called grief. I do not believe... Continue Reading →

Autism: Assumptions and Labels

Hey lovelies, Please know my writing comes from a place of healed perspective. Not one of distress or alarm in my current life. (Though it has before and that is fine by me.) I am currently quite happy and extremely content. I love my life. I love my boyfriend, my family, his family, my sacred... Continue Reading →

Autism: Vaccines Causing Autism

I do not think vaccines caused my Autism. I am not willing to change my mind about this. This does not mean I do not care deeply for all those affected very severely by Autism. This does not mean I don't understand how difficult it is to help raise a child with Autism, especially as... Continue Reading →

Autism Notes: Autism in Girls 

"A 2012 study by cognitive neuroscientist Francesca Happ of King's College London and her colleagues compared the occurrence of autism traits and formal diagnoses in a sample of more than 15,000 twins. They found that if boys and girls had a similar level of such traits, the girls needed to have either more behavioral problems... Continue Reading →

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