50 things with patrick magpie

I’m back from hiatus!  I have exciting things in the works, including a new blog called Escapades of an Autistic Diva.  I might even teach you how to still get someone to like you after standing them up ten times.  Read more “50 Things with PatrickMagpie – You Know You’re Autistic When & Small Talk Alternatives”

Autistic people, adults and children, are infantilized, gaslighted, and manipulated regularly by society– individuals and institutions.


Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or in members of a targeted

Read more “50 Ways Society Gaslights and Stonewalls Autistic People”

For someone on the spectrum, navigating relationships with neurotypical (non-autistic) people is the social equivalent of assembling an Ikea shelf with missing parts and directions that are out of order, mirror-image, and written in a different language.  … Read more “Autism and Friendships Part 2: 30 Ways to be a Friend to a Person on the Spectrum”