Author: Cat Amongst Wolves

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Do You Like the Word Aspie?

A recent Twitter thread regarding the question ‘Do you like the word Aspie?’.  To which I replied that I’ve always liked the word, but I am unable to use it as I don’t have...

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Autistic and Proud?

There has been some discussion lately over whether it is appropriate to be proud of being autistic.  My reply would be that it depends on exactly what you mean by ‘proud’. In my mind,...

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Everyone’s Got An Opinion About Autism

I’ve been wondering whether I actually did the right thing by getting a diagnosis.  It hasn’t really achieved anything, but I now it feels like I have this permanent stain on my record –...