The Beautiful Regularity of the Periodic Table of Elements: or, Really no one thought maybe I was autistic? (Or is that even a label I should have known back then?)
No one noticed I was probably autistic even after I memorized the whole Periodic Table in eighth grade (along with the 27 Amendments to the US Constitution). But am I better or worse off for it?
Hyperlexia, or “I was a ‘precocious’ child”
For a while I thought my gift with words and for reading, as well as my obsessive love of books, meant I couldn’t be autistic. lol… Turns out I am actuallyAutistic, but also I’m hyperlexic.
Actually Autistic Moment of the Day: “of”
One of my earliest memory-fragments, puzzling over the spelling of ‘of’ versus the sound of ‘of’. It makes a lot more sense on this side of realizing I’m actually autistic.
Two New Anthropoid Species? Brains in Rats, Brains in Computers.
What are the ethical implications of putting human brain cells into a rat or of connecting brain cells to a computer?
Neurodiversity Reading List, Pt. I
A few books I recently ordered on neurodiversity; stay tuned for a post or two after I tear through them. :D
Survey: Neurodiversity Initiatives on Campus: preliminary survey on neurodivergent experiences on college campuses.
If you’re neurodivergent and you are in or have been in higher education, please fill out my survey! Help cure my ignorance about other neurodivergent experiences on college campuses!
Autistic Eye Contact: the intensity of a shared gaze
Reflecting on my aversion to casually meeting people’s eyes.