Tagged: female autism

Is My Autism a Disability?

Unsurprisingly, it depends on how you look at it. My first answer would be ‘no’.  While it is true that my autism has caused me a lot of problems in the past (or more...

Who Am I?

I’ve spent my life wondering who I really am.  I’m so complex, the product of two parents who were polar opposites. My father, I suspect had an ASD. Aloof, logical, critical, cutting and extraordinarily...

Remember… That You Are Nothing

I’ve just had a visit from my pseudo Mother-in-Law, henceforth known as PMIL. It’s Monday morning, but the fact that I have to work doesn’t seem to matter.  I work from home you see...

The Autistic Waitress

I’ve been thinking recently who I should tell about my autism diagnosis. Nobody knows apart from my immediate family and a few close friends.  In an ideal world, I’d like to tell everybody. I’ve...

Girl alone on a bridge

Late Diagnosis of Autism

I’ve noticed a number of threads on Asperger’s/Autism/ASD forums where a younger person with an ASD quizzes those with a late diagnosis as if they don’t totally believe them. They want to know how...