What do you know about Classic Autism, Aspergers, and Autistic Savants? Turns out I was incredibly mistaken and ill-informed.
I am intelligent, love learning, have an advanced vocabulary, am detail-oriented, creative, caring and compassionate, and enjoy quite a few passions.
I am nothing like what I thought Autism/ Aspies were. Yet I am Autistic.
if someone is asking for an Autism Assessment, they are:
* At the end of their rope,
* Possibly in the pits of depression or Autistic Burnout, * Unable to cope with the responsibilities and tasks in their lives.
If you refuse to read my written notes, please know that I will not be able to tell you what I need and want you to know.
I am articulate AND I have social and communication problems.
I am requesting a formal assessment for ADHD / ADD and Autism Spectrum Condition.
I have not been coping with pressures at home, with relationships and with my mental health.
I’ve known for years about Tony Attwood’s theory on why Autistic kids question their identity. It makes sense to me. … More
This is a talk I wrote in one of my good weeks while experiencing Autistic Burn Out. Using this method as a baseline has helped me on my recovery journey.
When I was about 18, I started giving short speeches to raise awareness of youth homelessness.
This is a poem about not speaking all day – and liking it.
I am gifted peace to take time to understand conversations. Without the worry of looking ‘dull’ or ‘slow’.
Allow your natural interest and wonder to rise. Look for patterns. Us Aspies can be great at finding patterns.