Tag: Aspergers

Defend Your Tokens, Even When You’re Feeling Fine

Defend Your Tokens, Even When You’re Feeling Fine
November 2, 2013
Tips

Tokens, or spoons, are a metaphor for the finite mental resources that a spectrumite has to deal with the day’s …Read the Rest

Watching Friends Grow Up Faster Than You

Watching Friends Grow Up Faster Than You
October 28, 2013
Anecdotes

Pervasive Developmental Delay. Psychiatrists will tell you that it means delayed development in a broad range of skills and aptitudes. …Read the Rest

5 Reasons We Keep Our Eyes Down, That Aren’t About Self-Esteem

5 Reasons We Keep Our Eyes Down, That Aren’t About Self-Esteem
April 10, 2013
Anecdotes

“Keep your eyes up, watch where you’re going.”  “You’ve got nothing to be ashamed of, lift your head up.”  “Look …Read the Rest

Transit Anxiety, and How I Overcome It

Transit Anxiety, and How I Overcome It
April 7, 2013
Anecdotes

Seattle has a great transit system. It has good coverage, reasonable prices, and runs more or less on time; it …Read the Rest

Assistive Technology and Me

Assistive Technology and Me
March 20, 2013
Anecdotes

Assistive technology is something I’ve come across while reading about autism, and for the most part my reaction has been …Read the Rest

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
December 24, 2012
Anecdotes

The words “Merry Christmas” and I have a little bit of a history together. I learned the phrase all of …Read the Rest

Letting You Into Our World a Little

Letting You Into Our World a Little
December 15, 2012
Ideas

I wish I could have an invisible camera crew follow me around when I’m at home. You see, over time …Read the Rest

ASAN Statement on Media Reports Regarding Newtown, CT Shooting

ASAN Statement on Media Reports Regarding Newtown, CT Shooting
December 14, 2012
Autism News

Our deepest sympathies to all the families and friends of all the victims of today’s tragedy. With regard to the …Read the Rest