Not Quite Neurotypical

February 21, 2017 Heather 0

Heather was born into normal (sea) society.  She knew early on that she was different from the other people.  They had different hobbies.  Many picked on her and she didn’t know how to make friends. They always asked why she was always so angry, even though she felt happy.  But Read More

Worthy Motivation

October 23, 2016 Heather 0

There’s an article I’ve seen shared a few times now on Facebook written by a pastor with ASD. I relate to him in so many ways, but this weekend I’ve been thinking about one specific thing he wrote: you might see me at church, but you won’t see pictures on Read More

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In Case of Emergency

September 16, 2015 Heather 0

Part of my Aspie is that I don’t do well with the unexpected. The way my mind combats that is by thinking about and planning for various scenarios when my mind wanders. This can be as minimal as figuring out how I would respond to something someone might say, to Read More

Paper Airplanes

October 30, 2014 Heather 1

I have a boy, E, in my class with Asperger’s. Having him in my class has been a good thing (I hope) for the both of us. We connect well because, in many ways, I am able to understand him in ways that others can’t. We think the same and Read More

Ten Years

November 11, 2013 Heather 0

Dear Momma, 10 years is a long time. I feel like there should be a better, more poetic way to start this, but that’s the only thing that really feels right. Finding fault isn’t the best action and I’ve stayed away from it for a while, but sometimes I wonder Read More