Hello Everyone!

Hello Everyone!

    Hello and welcome back! Some of you may have noticed some technical difficulties with accessing the blog the last month or so, but thank you for hanging with me! I think I have figured out all the technical

ASD and Aggression

ASD and Aggression

A fellow Autism blogger, Emily, posted a blog recently about aggressiveness in people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. She brought up concern that until 5 year years ago there hadn’t been studies done to identify why there was increased aggression

Brain Tingles! Autism and ASMR!

Brain Tingles! Autism and ASMR!

One of my absolute favorite things to do at the end of a difficult day is lay down in bed, pop in my ear phones, and listen to Maria from GentleWhispering on Youtube softly whisper about haircuts or towel folding.

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Have you ever found yourself on a journey you didn’t plan to take? Maybe you saw something you had to get a closer look at. Maybe the overwhelming urge to run your fingers through the cold, clear water of a

Understanding Autism Awareness Month

Understanding Autism Awareness Month

The month of April is Autism Awareness month, and April 2nd is the big day to “light it up blue.” A year ago when I was first learning about Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome I was eager to participate and proudly

Autism Rocks!

Autism Rocks!

“My special interest is rocks.” That phrase to the untrained ear is simple. “Oh, that’s nice,” someone might say. However, this phrase is anything but simple. It is a key which unlocks a door to infinite untapped potential in the

Looking but Not Looking

Looking but Not Looking

Chances are if you have heard anything about Autism, you have heard something to do with the lack of eye contact. It is fairly common for those of us on the spectrum to have difficulty with making or keeping eye

Small Talk is a Big Problem

Small Talk is a Big Problem

Imagine trying to hold a conversation in the middle of a concert. The fans are screaming, the music is blaring, and you are pouring every last bit of effort into trying to make sense of the jumbled mess of words

Wonder Woman Could Have Been an Aspie

Wonder Woman Could Have Been an Aspie

An insatiable appetite for justice, superhuman senses, a lasso of truth, and a strong sense of honesty and compassion not to mention exceptional beauty– these are all traits commonly associated with the Princess of Themyscira and are coincidentally like those

Shopping with an Aspie

Shopping with an Aspie

Girls love shopping. It is an almost undeniable association. It is stereotyped in movies, on television, and often in everyday life. I think one of the first indications I had that I wasn’t like the other girls in my middle