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A Very Aspie Christmas

My mom did Christmas like nobody’s business.  I’ll never forget staring into those pretty glass ball ornaments under the soft glow of the lights; breathing in the smell of pine; running around with my brother and sister to music; the hushed, quiet church … Continue reading

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Poor Executive Function, or Why We’re Probably Going to End Up on Hoarders

Poor executive function is one of those many quirks of ASD that’s not in the diagnostic manual.  It essentially means difficulty planning and organizing complex tasks.  Understanding poor executive function provided me with an explanation for why I could never close my desk in … Continue reading

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