All posts tagged: Autism

Managing A Late-Life Autism Diagnosis

On a recent birthday post, I wrote that it’s been an auspicious year. And that, “It feels as though I’ve been putting a jigsaw puzzle together all my life, and I just looked under the table and found a bunch of missing pieces, and I […]

In The 80s, We Walked On Fire

In the 80s, I was young and impressionable, living in a spiritual community, cooking for visiting luminaries like Buckminster Fuller and Elizabeth Kubler-Ross. My astrology back then said I ate idealism for breakfast. One day, my teacher told a group of us, “A firewalk is […]

What’s Up With Today’s Super Sensitive Kids?

My daughter-in-law recently took my grandson to a sensory-friendly theater, where kids who are susceptible to sensory input, or who have trouble sitting still for long periods, can enjoy a movie in a safe, comfortable environment. The lights and sound are adjusted, and the kids can […]