What I Thought Autism Was (And It’s Part of The Reason I Went Into Denial.)

Part 2 of my "What Is Autism?" Series Content Warning: Descriptions of the unfortunate opinions I used to have on autistic people while I was in denial about my autism status. I'm not proud of these opinions now but nevertheless this is what I thought at the time. I got my autism diagnoses in 2010, … Continue reading What I Thought Autism Was (And It’s Part of The Reason I Went Into Denial.)

The Coolim Cliffs, One Of My Favourite Places Ever

On today’s visit to the Coolim Cliffs the weather was absolutely scorching, and the sea was an amazing blue. So the weather was scorching today, and I thought the Coolim cliffs would be a good refuge, after all, they’re called the Coolim Cliffs, not the Hotim Cliffs. I never feel guilty about this kind of … Continue reading The Coolim Cliffs, One Of My Favourite Places Ever

If My Autism Was All Cons and No Pros I Still Wouldn’t Want a Cure

So this is a follow up blogpost to my previous post “What If An Autistic Person Wants A Cure." https://autismneurodiversity.wordpress.com/2022/07/30/what-if-an-autistic-person-wants-a-cure/ In it I talked about how for some autistic people, they may feel that their autism causes only disadvantages, and no advantages, so they may wish that there was a way for them to not … Continue reading If My Autism Was All Cons and No Pros I Still Wouldn’t Want a Cure