The Story of Socializing with Cooperative Hunters -or- I Swear This All Happened Before I Processed “Hello.”

(Another excerpt from 3 Pairs of Shoes, coming out in November of 2014.) Lisa, my dad, and I went to the car rental place to fix a problem with the bill.  I’m not a fan of face-to-face interaction when problems need solved, because I tend to get frustrated trying to find the correct sounding words … Continue reading The Story of Socializing with Cooperative Hunters -or- I Swear This All Happened Before I Processed “Hello.”

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Why are so many people with autism depressed?

It is certainly no secret that signs of depression are seen in many people with autism.  In fact, the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders ( Vol. 32, No. 4, August 2002) published an article showing that clinic-based studies suggest that depression is probably the most common psychiatric disorder seen in people with autism. [1] As a person with autism, … Continue reading Why are so many people with autism depressed?