What is Autism? from an Autistic Adult

Autism is defined by social communication differences and a tendency towards, what is often referred to my medical professionals as, “restricted, repetitive behaviors” or as I prefer to say “a strong desire for order and routine in a chaotic world”. I organize myself same daily schedule, same meal menus, same routes to work or anyplace I need to go.  Continue reading What is Autism? from an Autistic Adult

#AskingAutistics: What’s One Thing You Wish You Would have known? on GeekClubBooks.com

I found out that I was autistic at the age of twenty-nine. The Psychologist who diagnosed me recommended I read the works of autistic authors and seek out other autistic adults in order to help me to better understand autism and how it related to myself. Continue reading #AskingAutistics: What’s One Thing You Wish You Would have known? on GeekClubBooks.com

Visually Autistic – An “Autistic Look”? -#ActuallyAutistic Conversations on Twitter

I know, technically, autism doesn’t have “a look” but there are DEFINITELY occasions where I would call myself “visibly autistic” – mostly when my guard is down or if I am suddenly overwhelmed with strong emotions – be them joy, … Continue reading Visually Autistic – An “Autistic Look”? -#ActuallyAutistic Conversations on Twitter