I explained this to a friend once who is concerned that her younger adult brother is likely on the high functioning end of the autism spectrum. My first question is always, how is it affecting their life? Are they having … Continue reading Should Autism Be Diagnosed If Someone Can Live With It?
Introduction Below is a conversation I had on Facebook with a former friend. I had noticed many narcissistic traits throughout our friendship, but I always let them slide. This conversation was simply the straw that broke the camel’s back. I … Continue reading Conversation With A Narcissist
Well, life was a struggle for a long time. From 6th to 7th grade I was bullied so much for my weight that I developed body dysmorphia, which lasted until my mid-twenties. Over time I learned to accept that my … Continue reading What Happened to the Weird Kid From High School?
I was undiagnosed while in the Navy, sailing around Asia. Ironically, although I was taken advantage of in both Navy and Asia-related contexts, the most dangerous people always proved to be my family members. I was originally slated to enlist … Continue reading If you’re autistic, have you gotten deceived by bad and dangerous people?
Success in mathematics has more to do with work ethic and diligence than raw intelligence; even people that are gifted or talented in ways that are conducive to mathematical ability (spatial reasoning, pattern recognition) have to practice consistently, or else … Continue reading Is There A Such Thing As A Mathematical Brain?
10 personal facts that I’ve gathered from questions I’ve answered on Quora. High Functioning Autism doesn’t mean you’re a savant, it means you’re capable of living independently. We’re not all Math geniuses, there’s plenty of literary and artsy types. Getting … Continue reading 10 Random Facts About Autism
For me, ever since I was a small child I had always been keenly aware that I was somehow different from other kids, but I could never quite put my finger on the problem. While in the Navy people were … Continue reading My Life With Undiagnosed Autism
What I tried and failed to explain earlier is that people need to let go of the concept of evil – not because people don’t do evil things – but because the construct of evil doesn’t explain anything. It’s an … Continue reading Mass Murder Can Be Stopped
Whelp, shame on me, I overlooked something that I forgot from my previous research. I did a little more research and was reminded that while those committing violence can be defined as mentally ill in an absolute sense if the … Continue reading A Culture of Mass Murder
So, I think this nervous break down is starting to subside and I’m gonna try to start eating again and getting back into a routine. Thing is with Autism, I look and act like an adult, yet I process the … Continue reading (Developmental Disorders) The Importance of Understanding Children’s Needs