Part 55: Simon Baron-Cohen Strikes Again!

Hello, and welcome back to a special midweek edition of The Autistic Writer! Yes, I know, it's not like me to deviate from routine (autistic in-joke, Simon), but I couldn't resist it. This morning, I almost choked on my sesame seed bagel when I was scrolling through Twitter, and came across an article from the … Continue reading Part 55: Simon Baron-Cohen Strikes Again!

Part 53: The Spectrum 10k Puzzle

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. I had such lovely plans for this week's blog. It's the first anniversary of The Autistic Writer, and I had visions of writing a light-hearted article looking back at the fifty-two posts so far, summarising the things I've learned, the issues I've encountered, and the memes I've … Continue reading Part 53: The Spectrum 10k Puzzle

Part 50: Getting Away With It

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. How's it going? I've just started a sixteen-day weekend, with some well-earned annual leave from the office. I've worked three months with no time off, and it's been tough, partly because of the shoulder and back pain I've experienced, partly because of ongoing upheavals in my personal … Continue reading Part 50: Getting Away With It

Part 49: Through Spectrum Tinted Spectacles

Oh, hello! I didn't expect to see you here. What's that you say? You have an appointment? Oh, shit, I remember, now. You're the one who wanted to talk to me about what it's like to be autistic, right? Sorry. When we arranged that, I got distracted, and forgot to make a note. If I … Continue reading Part 49: Through Spectrum Tinted Spectacles