There is a certain mentality in medical circles to slap some kind of label on just about everything under the sun. To give an example, Say you didn’t exercise all day and can’t stop wriggling in bed? Congratulations! you now have “restless leg syndrome” It’s almost as if your legs were designed to be used … More Disabled or just different?
It may be hard to believe, There was a time when I couldn’t even go outside the house at all. Or talk to anyone new. I was tired of being so stuck. Many people have given me tools that I feel deserve to be shared. This is mainly intended for people with Aspergers and high functioning … More Some advice on Managing Sensory overload.
Say, I’ve doing some thinking. You see, I was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome pretty young, and I guess I’m not “normal” in the truest sense of the word. I tend to keep to myself, have some rather eccentric hobbies, along with a tendancy to fixate on a certain topic or train of thought for weeks … More Why has Autism Been turned into an umbrella diagnosis?
I’ve been thinking about something for a long time now.I’ve always been a bit odd. I used to be quite the hermit and wouldn’t talk to anyone except one or 2 people. That was a long time ago. Oh, how far I have come! Right? Is it really something to be celebrated? I can’t but … More The pressure to integrate and conform.
Some people have been wondering just what goes on inside the minds of those people who are called “autistic” by some. And seeing as I am one of them, We all have a rare opportunity here. Be it by chance or fate, Things have eventuated that allow me to communicate with people now. The Irony … More Speaking without words