• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”
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Autism: Loneliness and Lack of Social Contact

There is a common misconception that autistic people, both children and adults, are not social—or rather, they do not want to be social. This could not be further from the truth. Autistic people, just like those without autism, want friendships, and social interactions; however, many times these interactions are difficult …

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To A Less Lonely Christmas This Year—a Holiday Note

My little Santa Baby To all my friends old and new’ Before I embark on wrapping the rest of the gifts and baking the Christmas cookies, I wanted to say Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a very Blessed New Year to every single one of my new friends. I will …

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Lifting the Cloud of Loneliness: Anger and Writing

Writing Helps Lift the Clouds How my anger has helped… I’ve noticed that I have a limited range of intense emotions. An over-simplification would be to stay that I feel happy, sad, or angry. Anger is usually my ruling emotion.  What I believe is happening, is that life’s complex emotions are …

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