Monthly Archives: December 2011

Nervous Energy

“If this clip was me, there would be a lot of screaming”.  The clip is of wringing hands being grabbed, and now I’m thinking about if it were me. (OhGodNo) Cold flame rolls through my chest in a wave like … Continue reading

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Autism Squeaks

This is the first part of something. There might be one more part or a million. **** Without these, autism would be not worth having.  A few months ago, those words were shocking, stirring indignant, condescending half-formed justifications that were … Continue reading

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In my mind, I am taller. The meaningless, enraging misuse cringes away from me like I cringe away from the inevitable result of it in reality, and I furiously backhand it to the ground, stand over it with bunched fists, silently … Continue reading

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Some words.

“I don’t see what the big issue is here. those are exceptions. Out of the norm”  A man gives his view on if I should be allowed to express who I am, here or anywhere else. This time, it is … Continue reading

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The problem with political correctness

Political correctness is a phrase I’ve seen used more times than I can count. It’s come from my father, and echoes in my head now. It’s come from racists, transphobes, a game reviewer and politicians evidently without the capability of … Continue reading

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Rainy day autism #12 and #35.

Well intentioned, wanting to prove how knowledgable she is, that she’s learning, she tells me that a child with a really bad case of autism (her voice is so loud it feels like my inner ears are being pushed and … Continue reading

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On hitting and yet another result of tone policing.

“However, I have taught him to express his issues in a positive manner that does not bring other people down or effect their opinion of him in a negative manner”. An abusive mother of an autistic child tone polices me … Continue reading

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