Category Archives: Autism

This category includes blogs that may be about Asperger Syndrome as Autism and A.S. are related and many of the characteristics are the same.

Now Available for Speaking Engagements

For the past two years I’ve been speaking at schools and public events about my life on the Autism Spectrum and what it was like developing from lower to higher-functioning autism. I’ve found myself in a rare position of being … Continue reading

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Healing Night

I’m doing something a little different today. I’m gonna share an excerpt from my auto-biography about an event in my life I refer to as Healing Night. It comes up in my diction from time to time, but I realized … Continue reading

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Decisions

Me: I had to buy a box of different coloured straws. I don’t like that. Also Me: What’s the problem? Me: It’s just one more thing to think about. I have too many decisions to make in a day already. … Continue reading

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Smile! (an Adventure in Editing)

I’m done! At least I’m done the first round of edits. There are more to come once my editor has looked over the changes, but the process becomes significantly easier with each round, as problems are fixed and we narrow … Continue reading

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Break Time

    This current editing process seems to be dragging on somewhat. I know part of that is a busy schedule; I’ve got more on my plate these days than I used to. But I also know part of that … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions with Overly Complicated Answers

As I’ve been talking with people over the years, and I’ve started doing speaking engagements, there are certain questions that tend to pop up more than others as people want to know about my experiences living with Autism, or just … Continue reading

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Interview on Daytime Durham

I was recently interviewed by Sarah Newcomb on Daytime Durham to talk about some of the challenges of living on the Autism Spectrum. As this was my first time speaking on live television it was quite a milestone for me … Continue reading

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The Rare Autistic Christian

A number of people have asked me if being/becoming a Christian is more difficult as someone on the Autism Spectrum. It’s always seemed like a silly question to me. I thought, what difference should it make? But this question was … Continue reading

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‘My Life A.S. Is’ Playlist

I’ve heard about books having their own playlists, like a list of songs for the reader to listen to as they read to further immerse themselves in the book, or songs that the author listened to for inspiration as they … Continue reading

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Candace and Ferb

I think I understand now why the show Phineas and Ferb appeals to me so much. It was my sister Anna who brought this show to my attention, most likely because she saw my personality in the character of Ferb … Continue reading

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