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An Autistic Woman Goes to the Doctor

I am an autistic woman. I expect people to presume competence, even if the tools I use are different. Continue reading

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Body Talk

At least once a day, and whenever I feel “weird”, “anxious”, or, as I am trying to recognize it, “discomfort”, I go to my flash cards and try to find emotional and/or physical sources. Continue reading

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Hear Me Roar

The very notion that girls are trained from out of the womb that their comfort is always secondary provides quite a bit of insight as to why our autism isn’t diagnosed sooner … or even at all. Continue reading

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