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Her Life’s Work

Your Autism Diagnosis: Privacy Versus Secrecy and Why It Matters

In my last few posts, I wrote about when and why you may want to disclose your autism to others. I feel like I want to clarify what I mean when I

By | May 28th, 2018|Categories: Adult, Her Life's Work, Her Relationships, Her Style, Herself, Middle School, Teen, Young Adult|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Your Autism Diagnosis: Privacy Versus Secrecy and Why It Matters

6 Factors In Deciding Whether To Disclose Your Autism Diagnosis

So you may be thinking about seeking an autism diagnosis, or maybe you have just been diagnosed. This diagnosis maybe came as a "holy-cow-how-did-this-happen?" kind of shock. (I kept wondering

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Adult, College, Elementary School, Her Education, Her Health, Her Life's Work, Her Relationships, High School, Middle School, Teen, Young Adult|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 6 Factors In Deciding Whether To Disclose Your Autism Diagnosis

Working with Autism (Part I): Facing Down Discrimination

I started by writing what I thought would be a simple article about things that can make it harder for us (people with autism or autistics if you will) to succeed

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Adult, Her Life's Work, Her Purpose, Teen, Young Adult|Tags: , |Comments Off on Working with Autism (Part I): Facing Down Discrimination

Dear Women with Autism: Be “Chameleons” No More! Let’s Get to Know YOU!

"Women with Autism Struggle with Imitation" Ever heard that one? Experts talk about our inability to imitate. Those same experts can't see past our chameleon-like efforts to diagnose us. They call us chameleons. If

By | April 7th, 2018|Categories: Adult, Her Life's Work, Her Relationships, Her Style, Herself, Teen, Young Adult|Comments Off on Dear Women with Autism: Be “Chameleons” No More! Let’s Get to Know YOU!

Autism Awareness, Acceptance, or Action: Where Are We Really?

One of my contributions to Autism Awareness Month this year is going to be to take a look at where we really are. Are we working on awareness? Acceptance? Action? Maybe most importantly,

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Her Education, Her Health, Her Life's Work, Her Relationships, Her Style, Herself|Comments Off on Autism Awareness, Acceptance, or Action: Where Are We Really?

The Most Important Similarity between Accommodations and Competitive Advantage

In the world of issues like autism, ADD/ADHD, mental illness, physical illness/disability, terms like “504 plan,” “IEP,” and “accommodations” are commonplace. As a multi-outcome-single-tasker, however, I want to suggest that along that same vein

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Adult, Her Education, Her Life's Work, Her Purpose, Her Style, Middle School, Teen, Young Adult|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Most Important Similarity between Accommodations and Competitive Advantage
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