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Autism Awareness Day

April 1, 2017 admin 0

It’s Autism Awareness Day. April is Autism Awareness month, but today is designated even more singly the “day.” I don’t know where I land on […]

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Face-Planting

March 31, 2017 admin 0

I face-planted today. I was at physical therapy trying to walk with an iWalk, and I literally toppled prone onto the floor like a stiff […]

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Am I in a Wax Museum?

March 30, 2017 admin 0

The emergence of my nonverbal behavior always frightens me. When my ability to verbally communicate is swallowed, I feel powerless. Our world is not set […]

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The Weight of Waiting

March 28, 2017 admin 0

I hate waiting. I especially hate waiting for doctors because I’m usually nervous for the appointment for one reason or another, yet I imagine I […]

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“YOUR Autistic”*

March 26, 2017 admin 0

* Before I begin, I just want to note that I’m using some direct quotes from another person in this post that I disagree with […]

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Shades of Gray

March 24, 2017 admin 2

The other morning, my husband and I got into a small argument (disagreement? me being stupid? I never know what word to use). In a […]

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Empaths: I Feel What You Feel

March 21, 2017 admin 0

There’s a fair amount of controversy, confusion, and misunderstanding surrounding the relationship between empathy and autism. Of course, autism is a spectrum and there are […]

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Lifting

March 17, 2017 admin 0

This is a tough one for me to write so I’m not sure if I will stay on topic or even get through it because […]

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Reframing

March 16, 2017 admin 0

One of my primary goals and purposes for this blog is to establish the discipline of writing somewhat frequently. I have left the “guidelines” for […]