The Average Autistic

There’s a line in my play, The Duck, that I keep mulling over. It says, “File it away for later; the things for me and the things for the rest of the world - the unreal and the real.” It’s something that haunts my memories of being a young autistic girl. I needed to learn … Continue reading The Average Autistic

How I Show Love: Autism

Communication is a two-way street and when it comes to autism, it's often one-way traffic. When I say that people usually assume they know what I mean. They think I mean that autistic people are disordered and can't communicate as well as non-autistic people. That's not what I mean. Communication is one-way traffic insofar as … Continue reading How I Show Love: Autism

Autistic Connundrums: Humans and interaction

  In some ways I may come across as a bit inside out. It's not that I don't like human interaction. This is something that is often misconstrued. Even amongst us autistics we are all individuals. What I don't like is meaningless interaction. There should be a purpose to everything. Often when I've made mistakes … Continue reading Autistic Connundrums: Humans and interaction