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Autism, Actually
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Autism, Actually

April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, so today in particular, we’re going to address reality about autism. Namely, the fact that awareness isn’t reality, and more to the point does little to help those who are actually a...
Neurodiversity: Would I pursue a “Cure” if there were one?
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Neurodiversity: Would I pursue a “Cure” if there were one?

It's funny how proponents of "neurodiversity" seem to tolerate next to zero diversity in terms of any autistic person disagreeing with them.   Kind of like every other proponent of any other kind of "diversity" that screams for "tolerance" at the top of their ...
What neurodiversity means to me – by Jonathan Mitchell
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What neurodiversity means to me – by Jonathan Mitchell

It is with great difficulty that I write these words. I have to resist the urge to pick up my pencil and shoelaces and twiddle. This is what I call the autistic self-stimulatory behavior that I’m compelled to do for hours on end. I rock back and forth and shak...