Category: Fun on the Town

Autism Public

Public Perceptions

The public often gets it wrong. Especially in the early years.  A meltdown is frequently misinterpreted as a spoiled child.  Yeah… we’ve all been there…  It can work against you.  Make your already difficult...

Autism anger

Epic Fail

Kirsten set me up.  I should have known better.  What was I thinking?!  I knew her stress level was inching up.  And was smart enough to begin praising her: “Good job being patient Kirsten!” ...

Autism Talking

I’m Not Crazy

Yes, I talk to myself.  And I’m not referring to that under-your-breath muttering.  I can carry on a full-volume, out-loud conversation.  All alone.  Out in public.  It goes something like this, “Hmmm… I don’t...

Autism Hitting

For Not Hitting?!!

I have a boss.  More specifically, I have a wanna-be boss.  If given free-reign, Kirsten will tell me who to talk to, where to sit, when to sleep, how to brush my teeth, even...

Be Polite

That’s a Nice Lady!

ALL parents have dealt with this… the small child that insists on pointing out human oddities.  In public.  Using their outside voice.  This is commonly followed by mom whispering some version of you-will-not-embarrass-me-like-that-in-public! into...