Dispelling Autism Myths: Just Try Different Food – Food Aversion

Cole’s video about the myth surrounding food aversion. “Why don’t you just try it?” “Didn’t your parents make you eat different foods?” “If your parents made you eat different foods you wouldn’t be so picky!”….NOT TRUE…check out the video to see why.

Autism Myth’s Dispelled: Aspies aren’t Affectionate

In honor of yesterday being World Autism Awareness Day, it has been suggested to me that I take some time and dispel some common myths surrounding people with Asperger’s or some other variation of the Autism Spectrum. For one, a very common and unfortunate misconception about people on the Spectrum that is that they don’tContinue reading “Autism Myth’s Dispelled: Aspies aren’t Affectionate”

My Husband has Autism and That’s O.K.

If you mention Autism I think almost everyone can think of someone they know on the Spectrum. Right off the bat, anyone can think of some negative stigmas, stereotypes or aspects of being Autistic, but today I am going to talk about how all of that is absolutely okay and maybe even positive in someContinue reading “My Husband has Autism and That’s O.K.”

I’m NOT Just a Picky Eater

Society is open to those who have issues with clothes, why is this not the case for those who have issues with foods?? It’s so much more socially acceptable to have preferences in terms of what clothing we like, because there are more reasons for that. I mean, there is different brands, fabrics, styles andContinue reading “I’m NOT Just a Picky Eater”

Captains log 2-19 (Life Update)

It’s Monday. The bitter cold has no end in sight. Single to negative digits are in the foreseeable forecast and there is no warmth in sight. Snow continues to pile outside. Cabin fever is setting in. Daylight seems to be lasting longer, giving me hope for springs arrival soon. We made it through tax seasonContinue reading “Captains log 2-19 (Life Update)”

Interest, not obsession

One thing that is common all over the Spectrum is having a very highly-specialized interest in one or two subjects. For me, that highly-specialized interest is ancient and Medieval weapons. Ever since I was younger, I’ve been fascinated with lightsabers, swords, bows and arrows, what have you, and that interest gradually led me to collectingContinue reading “Interest, not obsession”

Finding the Right Job as an Aspie

By: Cole Let me start with this: being an Aspie in the world we live in is hard enough, but being an Aspie and knowing that the way this world works is to have a job to support yourself and/or a family, that makes it incredibly more difficult. There were challenges to accomplishing this rightContinue reading “Finding the Right Job as an Aspie”