Unapologetically Autistic

Just another 1.43 percenter muddling on through the Neurotypical world

Congratulations… it’s an Aspie
You're born autistic, and you die autistic. And what happens between those two bookends of mystery is mostly up to you. I found out today I'm autistic, 54 years after being pushed kicking and screaming into the world. Here's my story.

Recent Articles

The unfeeling autistic
The unfeeling autistic is Yet Another Myth about autistic people we'd do well to murder quietly and then bury in[...]
Autistic savants and other myths
Autistic savants are rare. According to Wikipedia, Among those with autism, 1 in 10 to 1 in 200 have savant[...]
Stimming and autism
Stimming and autism are another example of two things we often see together, to the point they're something of a[...]
How autistics process information differently
How autistics process information differently is, I suspect, at the root of most of the difficulties we face as we[...]
Is it “autistic” or “has autism”?
Is it "autistic" or "has autism"? How should people refer to people who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder?[...]
Don’t call me Aspie… you wouldn’t like me when I’m Aspie
Aspie. I love the epithet. It's short, sharp, and to me and others even endearing (and the title of this[...]
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