Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg responds to Asperger's critics: 'It's a superpower' Greta Thunberg has spoken about her Asperger’s syndrome diagnosis after she was criticised over the condition, saying it makes her a “different”, but that she considers it a “superpower”. Thunberg, the public face of the school climate strike movement said on Twitter that before … Continue reading The Superpower of Aspergers
‘It has been totally positive’: the couples brought together by an autism diagnosis When one partner in a relationship learns they are autistic, it can explain years of frustration and confusion. And, for many, the knowledge makes their bond stronger than ever Text copied in full from The Guardian Online here. by Emine Saner When their … Continue reading Autistic and Married
I waited a long time for my autistic assessment. Here's a link to find out more if you're in the UK autism diagnosis for adults If you've been reading about adult autism/ Aspergers experiences from other women, you'll have a fair idea about what the diagnosis criteria are - and reasons for seeking diagnosis. I … Continue reading Am I or aren’t I?
There are phrases that used to crop up due to my verbal blunders. As I've become older my clumsy mis-steps tend to be followed by verbal silence and avoidance. You just put your foot in it... You'd think I'd learn. Well, of course I can learn. However my brain comprehends language linked strongly to visual … Continue reading Recovery after a Blunder