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.

Uncanny Valley

I’ve reached an unexpected stage in my development with Asperger’s Syndrome. It’s proving to be a painful challenge, so I feel obligated to let other Aspies know about it in case others are close to where I am in development, or in … Continue reading

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Cynical Optimist

I’ve recently identified myself as a Cynical Optimist, in that even though I look at the world around me and I see a lot of crap, and I tend to criticize everything, I have this inexplicable sense that it’s all … Continue reading

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Autistic Love

I recently watched the film Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close for research purposes. I wasn’t expecting a major spiritual revelation to come about as a result of watching this, I just wanted to see their interpretation of Asperger’s Syndrome (“Disease” … Continue reading

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Where My Cup Rests

Sometimes people aren’t quite sure what I’m doing. I’ll be moving back and forth through the house without sitting down, or I’ll only sit down for a few seconds and then start moving again. When I’m on a mission I … Continue reading

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Night Fall

One day when the sun came up I had a peculiar feeling that’s difficult to describe. Like I felt it wasn’t fair. I had stayed up all night countless times in the past, but there was something about daybreak that … Continue reading

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Lego Star Wars: The Video Game – (a review)

This is sort of a combined review of the first Lego Star Wars: The Video Game, Lego Star Wars II and Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga. It turned out to be quite long, so make yourself comfortable. 🙂 I … Continue reading

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Single-Mindedness

In strong cases of autism, when the individual spends most of their time in their own world (as I did) they may not be aware that other people have their own individual thoughts. I can think back to a time … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on Autism

I want to blog more about Autism, but I’ve been having difficulty deciding what specific topics to talk about, what parents and guardians of autistics need to know and so on. But tonight I’ve decided to just sit in front … Continue reading

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How To Train Your Dragon – (a film review)

When this movie was first advertised I didn’t think much of it – just another lame kids movie trying to appeal to dragon lovers while taking advantage of the 3-D craze. Then I got a look at the main dragon … Continue reading

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Masquerade

Re-watching Labyrinth unexpectedly opened up another memory from my childhood – my distrust of grown-ups. I can’t think of a particular event that started this, I just remember having a general awareness that who adults were when they talked to … Continue reading

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