Do we internalize it or stand up to the challenge?
—I can’t speak for everyone on the spectrum, because, we’re all different in many ways. Some of us in not so many ways, but we can be very different.. We’re not all, or mostly, Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory, but some of us, myself included, wish we had the courage to be more…
—Some of us cope with low self-esteem in positive ways, such as seeking therapy or counselling, while others turn to less productive ways to deal with the pain of low self-esteem.Many get into abusive relationships because we truly believe we’re not worthy of anything better.Others turn to the bottle and spend loads of “quality” time…
Is low self-esteem a mental illness or a piece of the puzzle?
Do we handle things the right way or climb down the rabbit hole?
How could my life have been different if being on the spectrum was a thing?
Aging In the United States Is Projected To Double. So why are dementia rates dropping?
Can your family afford the financial and emotional toll?
How can a parent help their child on the spectrum?
How do you help your friends get by?
It’s not a matter of if it will happen. It’s a matter of when.
What is your nerdy obsession?
With help, alcoholism is a fight that can be won.
—As a high-functioning autistic, I can tell you that being social is not typically a strong suit. Conversations, especially with people we don’t know, can be terrifying and we will often avoid them at all costs.As an adult autism advocate, author, blogger and speaker, there is one conversation I will happily have over and over…
Christians are supposed to love all people, but I guess autistics with service dogs make many uncomfortable in the House of the Lord. Who would have figured?
Service dogs for the autistic & PTSD vets.