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I’m an over-educated Underemployed Autistic man trying to find my place in a neurotypical world.

  • My Mother and My Asperger's

    February 17, 2020 by

    In March 2008, my mother passed away from Ovarian cancer. She was 55. She was an outstanding mother. My well-being was always her number one priority and her judgement in determining that well-being was usually excellent. She was warm, loving and patient. Though she never received the Autism Spectrum diagnosis that I did (four years… Read more

  • An Autistic man in a job designed for Allistics

    February 14, 2020 by

    I start work at 6 AM. After I clock in, I ‘check in” with my supervisor by poking my head behind the wall of his cubicle and say “good morning.” This greeting alerts him to my presence and readiness to be assigned a partner to provide me with special mentoring–in light of my learning disabilities–for… Read more

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