Tagautistic and grown up

Need Mental Health Care? Me, too.

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It has been a while since I wrote and a lot has happened. In late October last year, I moved to KY from OH. Hundreds of miles away from my family and I only knew one person in this area. Financially, this became a good move for me. I’m near a huge city with plenty of opportunities to make money in a way I find tolerable. Then COVID-19 hit. Governor Beshear was quick to encourage everyone to...

Communication Challenges: Part 1

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It’s easier now for me to look back on my life and realize how many things shaped who I was through the lens of my autism. One of those traits is literal thinking. “Typical” children eventually learn to differentiate between literal and figurative language, along with the nuances of humor and its many states, something I still struggle with doing even now as an adult. As a child who...

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