to Kendra and Adam

This is more or less what I said in my 'mother of the bride speech' at Kendra and Adam's wedding. [Greetings] I get to do this speech because I was lucky enough to have Kendra to myself for the first 4 years of her life. Having Kendra was the most…

How to be autistic

I recently heard about a video entitled 'How to be autistic' that won an art prize. The video is very moving to people who are moved by that sort of thing, and this young artist has really put herself out there, so if it's your sort of thing, or if…

Mechanisms of inertia

We usually consider inertia to be both a problem getting started and a problem with stopping. My research needs to be a bit narrower, so I'm focusing mainly on difficulties getting started, which I've taken to calling initiation impairments, at least for now. Even that is quite broad, and I'm…

Research updates

I will put links to all the articles I write as a result of my research here in one place. 27 words for 'stuck' (18 January 2019) A list of most of the terms I have found for initiation impairments in different fields of psychology, psychiatry and neurology. Mechanisms of…

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…