• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”
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I’m ALWAYS Lost! Nothing has Changed; Place-Blindness on Campus; An Extremely Frazzled MFA Residency Experience

Does anyone else have to constantly look back at their life, and the things that they wrote in the past to remind themselves that they have been through this before? Lately, I have gone back and read my old blog posts, even parts of my memoir to be reminded that …

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Disney, Autism and Place Blindness: They Hid the Concierge from Me; Why would they DO that?

Disney Caribbean beach resort autism place blindness

Every wonder what place blindness looks like?  Here is an example of what happens when you have autism, experience place blindness and are visiting Disney World. I am still technically on vacation. Today we will begin our trek back up to the North Country from Orlando, Florida. I’ve been away …

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Place Blindness in People with Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome

Does your autistic child get lost easily? A friend or loved one with Asperger’s Syndrome seem scatter-brained and forgetful? Or maybe they are late for appointments, got lost on the way, and then could not remember where they parked their car? They could be suffering from a condition known as …

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Asperger’s: Lost again, and again, and again? Could it be place-blindness?

I am going to start sharing some Answer.com articles that I write with you all since many times they are based on or inspired by things I do everyday—in this case, getting lost. I have written in the past about being lost in my own town if I have to …

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