Category Archives: Aspergers

a.u.t.i.s.m. is a 4 letter word

3 consonants and 3 vowels, which added together, ruin your entire fucking day. let’s forget political correctness for a minute. i fucking hate autism. i hate my son when he is in a full blown melt down. i hate the … Continue reading

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Adult Onset Aspergers

I believe I have AOA – Adult Onset Aspergers. I find the older I get, the more I have to almost physically restrain myself from calling people fucking assholes, when they act like it or calling them some special kind … Continue reading

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autism milestones

The Autism spectrum is like viewing the changes of color inside of a rainbow. Everything blends together, so that nothing is truly distinct or separate. Minute changes, refract light differently, dramatically changing the outcome of any given situation.  Along the … Continue reading

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Parenting a child with Aspergers who has a high pain tolerance

The issue with many Aspie kids is that the ‘idea’ of pain is worse than actually ‘having’ pain; because their pain threshold is so high , they can be seriously injured and not be able to express it as ‘I … Continue reading

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Parenting through Aspergers and Encopresis

Aspergers is a diagnosis that, like anything else, exists on a bell curve of symptoms and severity. It rarely exists as a solo diagnosis and oftentimes has multiple issues overlapping, which leaves parents, siblings and caregivers at a loss for … Continue reading

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Aspergers: birth to battles

In the months, weeks and sometimes moments after you deliver a baby, a woman somehow comes to the determination that the pain was worth it. It’s not like they ‘forget’ they just minimize it until it was barely a thought. … Continue reading

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Rant: Aspergers meltdown

Aspergers. Autism. The spectrum. My life. You know what bothers me the most about autism? It’s that other people have no freaking idea about what you are faced with as a parent when you deal with a meltdown. In public. … Continue reading

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faking autism

you know what i find ‘hilarious’? people who want to take the Asperger label and use it as a mask to cover up their asshole personalities by claiming traits of a diagnosis to enable them to be jerks. newsflash! every … Continue reading

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joyful relief

… the reeling feelings you experience as first relief surges through your body much like the shot of drugs you get before anesthesia making limbs feel heavy yet light; then breathing depress to induce a deep and heartfelt sigh so … Continue reading

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Autism Normal

As a parent of a child with Aspergers, I believe in miracles because on ‘good’ days, I get to experience them. You might take a prolonged period of eye contact from your child for granted. But I don’t. For the … Continue reading

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