Part 114: Doth Protest Too Much

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. It's nice to have you here once more. I have something to talk about this week that has annoyed me beyond belief. This goes right to the heart of acceptance for autistic people, and understanding of autism in general. Frustratingly, I'm almost certain that this message will … Continue reading Part 114: Doth Protest Too Much

Part 111: The Right To Be Offended

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. It's good to have you here, thank you for reading. It's that time of year when the clocks change, and the nights become even darker even earlier. I'm already struggling with the effects of the earlier sunsets. The dark evenings make me feel constantly tired and demotivated. … Continue reading Part 111: The Right To Be Offended

Part 109: Right to be Wrong

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. I've been thinking a lot about the double empathy problem, and coming to the conclusion that it is among the most important issues affecting autistic people. If you're unfamiliar with the double empathy problem, there's a decent introduction to it on Wikipedia, with plenty of springboard links. … Continue reading Part 109: Right to be Wrong

Part 106: Squeezing the Balloon

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. Thanks for dropping by. I came across a report about some recent autism research that I want to talk about today, but before we get into that, let me update you on my current vaccination status... Sadly, not everyone appreciates what passes for my sense of humour... … Continue reading Part 106: Squeezing the Balloon

Part 101: A Neurodivergent Diversion Or Destination?

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. Thanks for being here as I embark on the second century of blog articles. I use the term "embark" deliberately. I feel like I'm about to embark on a journey into the various offshoots of my neurodivergence over the coming months and probably years. I've been coming … Continue reading Part 101: A Neurodivergent Diversion Or Destination?