• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”
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Tangible Accomplishments Equal Calm

Many times when I’m on the brink of a meltdown, tangible accomplishments can restore my sense of peace. I know this, so I had a plan. What do I mean by tangible accomplishments? Something that at the end of my day, I can see with my eyes. This for me, …

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Living on the edge of Meltdown-ville

I can tell you a lot about autism, but what I cannot tell you is how to avert my own meltdowns indefinitely. I’m so overwhelmed and angry, and am now hiding so Aspie Teen won’t see me cry. Even on a day like today, when the house is calm (school …

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