9 Keys for Handling Confrontation

Many autistic adults get told they don't seem autistic. This is because they have lived their lives learning, copying and masking communication differences to fit into a predominantly neurotypical world. Communication happens when one person sends a message to another person. This can be verbally or non-verbally. Interaction happens when two people respond to one … Continue reading 9 Keys for Handling Confrontation

Positive aspects of Asperger’s / autism

By the Silent Wave (reposted) When searching for traits, characteristics, or symptoms of Asperger’s (and the rest of the autism spectrum, to an extent) online, the first–and the majority of–information you’ll probably find focuses on the negative aspects, at least as perceived by the “official sources” and “experts”.  It begins to sound like a broken … Continue reading Positive aspects of Asperger’s / autism

Interview – autism at work, mutism, buddhist practise (long read)

I've copied and pasted my full interview by Jenna Gensic published in two parts by the website Learn From Autistics. Interview in full, originally published in two parts on Oct 9th & 16th 2018 Jo Farrell is a British caucasian and UK-based mother (to an adult son), blogger, marketeer, amateur photographer, and practitioner of Nichiren Buddhism. … Continue reading Interview – autism at work, mutism, buddhist practise (long read)