The Art of Conversation

I was having a conversation yesterday with my husband about the art of conversation. I always knew conversing with others was a difficulty for me, but I never understood why. One of the things that bothered my husband about me is my lack of communication. It never dawned on me when my husband would ask […]

Public School

Before I start this topic, I want to make clear I am not an expert in teaching, nor do I have any desire to be such. These are some of my experiences growing up in the public school system in the 80’s and early 90’s. I have close friends that are very good teachers that […]

Excuse Me While I Overthink EVERYTHING

Behavior is communication. Change the environment and behaviors will change. – Lana David In five hours it will be exactly one week since I figured out I am autistic. I started seeing my counselor again about a month ago to help with the stress of daily life and decided to come clean to her about […]

Having Vs. Being

“It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential.”   –   Hans Asperger. It’s been several days now since I discovered I am autistic. I’m obsessed with trying to find out everything I can about it. Turns out it’s still really misunderstood, probably why I was never diagnosed in my 40 […]

Autism and Women: A Fresh Perspective

The intent of this blog is to help other women come to realize their autism. It is a gift and expresses itself differently in everyone. I want to change people’s minds about what autism is and what it isn’t. Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. I have autism. I’m not waiting […]

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