My name is Hugh Willis.  I am autistic. 

Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance of my neurodiversity allows me to view my personality traits of seeking knowledge, demonstrating an

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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

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I’m an aspie—an insider term to describe a person with Asperger’s Syndrome.  It’s a label which underscores and is inextricably connected to every facet of my identity.  The only tragedy related to my neurotype is that I spent the majority
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