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The Autistic Me · 1d ago

THE Question Starts: You're Married... So...?

When I talk to groups, the three lines of questions are generally: school, workplace, and relationship. There are plenty of books and experts on the school issues. Plenty of debates, too. W...
The Autistic Me · 1W ago

Follow Me... I'll Blog More, I Promise

The headline is in jest, but "The Autistic Me" is closing in on 1000 followers on Facebook and I know the Twitter account has some traffic. I've updated the blog design, in another attempt t...
The Autistic Me · 1W ago

Sick, Sick, Well-ish, Sick, Sick...

One of our Facebook/Twitter followers asked: "Are you sick often? My son is." Ask my wife or my mother… or even my college students. Oh, yes. Definitely. I'm sick right now. It seems like I...
The Autistic Me · 2W ago

Withdrawal from Networking

Networking is part of developing a career. This is true of any career, including that of writer / scholar. If you want someone to publish or produce your works, you have to be social. You ha...
The Autistic Me · 3W ago

MFA Thesis, Job Search

Some books and noted speakers make the case that academia is one of the better career paths for autistic adults capable of completing the required education. I'm unconvinced this is good adv...
The Autistic Me · 4W ago

I AM Aware of Awareness Month

"You didn't blog on Autism Awareness day?" No, I did not. I did not post about the pros or the cons or the whatevers of autism awareness. This is my annual call to focus on things other than...
The Autistic Me · 4W ago

Less Traffic, But Still Popular

The Autistic Me was selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 50 Autism Blogs Blogs on the web. http://blog.feedspot.com/autism_blogs/   Thank you... 
The Autistic Me · 3M ago

Slowly Rebooting in 286 Mode

The lumbar radiculopathy, which sounds too much like "ridiculously" for me, hasn't faded completely. My left leg still cramps, tingles, and hurts with sharp pains. My mind remains cloudy, to...
The Autistic Me · 4M ago

Love (and Sex): Blog Topics People Want

English: Love question (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Visitors have asked why the blog doesn't deal more with personal issues like romance, marriage, children. There's not much to "teach" other pe...
The Autistic Me · 4M ago

Keeping Sane and Tuning Out (a Bit)

A friend wrote that she feels more and more depressed each day, following news and politics on social media. My advice? Stop it. Getting away from social media can be the best thing for some...