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?

Part 100: One Hundred Things About Autism

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer, for this special 100th blog post! It's been a strange ride at times, and it's startling how much I've learned about autism and myself over the last couple of years or so. Alongside that learning curve, I've been through some pretty severe changes in my life but … Continue reading Part 100: One Hundred Things About Autism

Part 98: Is This the Start of the Breakdown?

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. Thank you for being here, I'm glad to have you aboard for this week's discussion. I've got something pretty important I want to discuss - something that affects many autistic people, and potentially, at one level or another, all autistic people. The subject matter has come about … Continue reading Part 98: Is This the Start of the Breakdown?