The Truth Will Out

I’m sharing Matthew Rushin’s words so more people understand his journey with the justice system and how autism is misjudged. He demonstrates how, in the modern world, it is a misunderstood neurology. Yet people do not seem to realise that it has always been part of human evolution. “We’re born processing the world differently, seeing … More The Truth Will Out

Out of Place

Someone was talking in an online group as to whether their autism was really a disability or not. This is something I’ve thought a lot about lately. The way I see it, I am disabled, BUT not by autism, only by the ignorance of my teachers when I was a child, by society today, by … More Out of Place

Shining Facets

Remove us, you remove innovation From the days in ancient caves We explored the unknown Inquisitive to find the reasons Driving humans towards today Our calendar marks your seasons In megalithic stone we are engraved Deep in thought and insight Our place in tribes was pivotal Visionary mapping in pictures Placed our art on walls … More Shining Facets

Present Moments

Having written this last Christmas, the impending season has triggered thoughts, so time to post this along with my cards. My father once stated (paraphrasing), “You’re not like other children, you never show if you’re pleased when we give you gifts, you don’t run over to hug us.” Mystified by his words, I sensed disappointment … More Present Moments

Authentic Wheels

“There are risks associated with being authentic. I choose to be authentic anyway.” Resilient Chameleon Inspired by these words, I ponder on my Autistic authenticity because my learning zone hasn’t fully uncovered all that hides behind my mask. Many Autistics unknowingly mask before diagnosis, some mask knowingly for self-protection. Years ago, I trained as a … More Authentic Wheels