• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”
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Navigating the Holiday with Autism; Part I: Not sure what to get your Aspie for Christmas? Ask them!

Ever since I was a child I had an extreme need to know exactly what to expect. I hated surprises, and I still do! My mother often complained how I was a “little bitch,” her words because when someone gave me something I didn’t like I was not polite and …

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The Beauty of Diagnosis; Surviving the Holidays

In addition, to all I have to be thankful for, I am thankful for my autism diagnosis. Thanksgiving has come and gone. I am usually a panicked mess.  I love the holidays but hate the madness. I obsess about everything being perfect, every bite of food, every part of the …

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