Apparently it’s Autism Awareness Month… at least in the States. Every time there is an event or month that has something to do with me, I find that I barely notice it. A year ago, I made a post on Ableism month that started with “So apparently this month is Ableism Month?” So yeah. Apparently… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – Conflicted During Autism Awareness Month
Looks like I am back… at least for a little while anyway. I’m not much into the whole trigger warning thing, and I suppose that this doesn’t quite count, but I will warn you that this post consists of me ranting. I am in the need to vent my frustration, and I think that the… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – My Greatest Challenge Yet
It’s been a while since I’ve written anything for this blog, and this is for a few reasons. The first is an easy response. I have been very busy as a graduate student. I started graduate studies back in the summer and thus far I am finding it to be quite enjoyable. While it is hard… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – Where My Focus Lies
So about a month ago, this video was posted on the UOIT Student Mental Health Services Facebook Page: “Diseases of the body garner sympathy, says comedian Ruby Wax — except those of the brain. Why is that? With dazzling energy and humor, Wax, diagnosed a decade ago with clinical depression, urges us to put an… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – What IS So Funny About Mental Illness?
Turns out I have something to say. Perhaps my ‘extended break’ will not be as long as I thought. Maybe I’ll just have to take it later… Awhile ago I made a post where I suggested I would discuss my experience with Dungeons and Dragons. Finally I have been able to link it to my… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – Dungeons, Dragons, and Ideas
Today marks one year from the day that I made my first post on this forum, and I have decided that I will use this time to answer a bunch of questions that have been left for me by KStar21 that I have had trouble answering. They are not necessarily difficult questions, and yet I have tried… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – Answering Questions
Before I begin, I would like to extend an invitation to anyone reading to try the challenge that I posted in my previous post. I will post it at the end for your convenience. Remember that it is the mind that considers ideas openly and with suspended judgment that is necessary to come up with effective… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – The Shadow of Friendship