It was the anniversary of Moby Dick‘s publication.  15 November 1851.  The song was released on 15 November ’18.  This has to mean something, but I don’t care what.  There’s a clarity that transcends absolutes, and defining something too

Read more “Hozier, Monomania, Monsters, Melville, Literature, Layers, & Movement”

Have you ever heard a seemingly successful and ‘high-functioning’ Aspie try to explain how exhausting a day at work can be, or say that Asperger’s ‘ruined’ their career?  In this article, I will provide just one detailed [real-life] scenario along

Read more “Aspie Mishaps and Misunderstandings Examined: At Work – “Do I really have to be ‘that’ literal and direct with you?””

The wires in my brain seem to be configured by some elaborate practical joke.  There are either way too many or too few connecting this input to the corresponding cortex, or they are just connected to the wrong places.  It’s

Read more “A Funhouse of Horrors: 8 Ways Autism, OCD, Dyslexia, Sensory Processing Disorder, & Synesthesia Intersect”

The pure lack of knowledge and understanding of Autism has been the catalyst for teachers treating Scott with utter disrespect, neglect, and abuse. I am a teacher myself, and my husband is a manager in the health and disability sector. We have walked away from many meetings scratching our heads at the utter ignorance and inflexibility in attitudes and practices.