Decoding My Autism

For a long time, I've tried to understand what goes on in my brain. Along the way, I've learned some things and made discoveries that have helped me live a better life.

 

"Why Did My Child Regress?"

Autism brings many challenges. Perhaps the biggest or most frustrating is when a child loses progress. They're not able to do things...

When Brain Cells Gossip

Say you're talking to a coworker you're close to, and you tell them something personal, private, and sensitive, something meant only to...

Autism Isn't Just Genetic

A trend I am seeing a lot lately is people saying that the cause of autism is genetic - and they're saying it in a way that implies that...

New to Autism?

So you've heard about this thing called autism, but don't know much about it. Maybe someone you know has it. Or your child has just been...

Dynamic Duo Series: Anxiety

Part 2 of the series exploring the Dynamic Duo and related issues more in depth Like most autistics, I deal with a lot of anxiety....

Finding My Voice

All my life, I've had trouble putting thoughts into words and expressing myself. This is especially true when I'm speaking. To this day,...

Challenges with Eye Contact

It's a fairly well-known characteristic of autism that we have trouble making and keeping eye contact. It can be a challenge, and even...