Who has the communication problem?

If only NTs would answer a simple question with a straight answer. Oh, and it would help if they communicated with each other a bit as well. Here is a paraphrasing of a recent exchange between me and the DASS (disability services office) at the university where I am a…

27 words for 'stuck'

I've started on my PhD, and the first item on the agenda was to write a literature review. I thought that would be quite straightforward as there is virtually no research literature on autistic inertia so far. It has turned out to be a little more complicated. Because of the…

Cyber-lynching

Most important message: This is my blog. These are my thoughts. I don't represent any other person or organisation. This relates to an earlier post Why I don't want to be part of the 'autistic activism' scene and the fallout from it. What happened when I dared to criticise an…

Why I don't want to be part of the 'autistic activism' scene

Why I don't want to be part of the 'autistic activism' scene For the context of this article, please see this accompanying post. Disclaimer (that really shouldn't be necessary, but evidently is): Although I have been involved in Autscape for a long time, Autscape has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do…

Catatonia vs. inertia

I held another discussion group at Autscape. I forgot to put a 'non-confidential activity' sign on the door, so I can't refer directly to anything said there. Last year's group had about 45 people. That was fine because at that point I was looking to get a good breadth of…