• Understanding Autism from the Inside

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Autism and Night Terrors

Many adults and children with autism report having frequent nightmares, manifested by fitful, restless sleep, or screaming in the night. These may be difficult to wake, or calm during these episodes. Are they simply being plagued by nightmares, or could it be something else? Night Terrors. Night Terror or Nightmare? …

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Lack of Sleep Makes Throws my Brain into Hyper-Driver

Insomnia, night terrors, and an array of other sleeping issues often plaque those of us with autism spectrum disorders. However, what I have discovered is that when I do not get enough sleep a few things happen. I imagine that a lack of sleep can do weird things to a …

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Aspie Injustice: It keeps us up at Night

Justice—a subject near and dear to my heart. One thing I find that most of us Aspies have in common is a profound sense of justice and morality. Admittedly it  may not be the same sense of justice that others have but that shouldn’t surprise anyone by now because we …

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