Daily Life

Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don’t: The Dilemma of Disclosing Autism


Autism, Daily Life, Neuroscience, Way of Life


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“…Brain variations are normal and should be respected, just like differences in gender and race. People with autism, according to this philosophy, aren’t abnormal. It’s just that they might need some extra support to live in a society built with “neurotypical” people in mind.” Microsoft Wants Autistic Coders. Can It Find Them And Keep Them? I have no regrets in …

Stop Taking Life Too Seriously – Part 2 of 3


Daily Life, Humour, Way of Life


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Taking things very seriously can be a great quality, showing that you are earnest, caring, and hardworking. But, taking things ”too” seriously can cause unnecessary stress and worry over things that aren’t worth the effort. By learning about why we tend to take life too seriously and how to spread some humor and lightness into life, you can stop being …

Stop Taking Life Too Seriously – Part 1 of 3


Daily Life, Humour, Way of Life


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Taking things very seriously can be a great quality, showing that you are earnest, caring, and hardworking. But, taking things ”too” seriously can cause unnecessary stress and worry over things that aren’t worth the effort. By learning about why we tend to take life too seriously and how to spread some humor and lightness into life, you can stop being …

Are Girls with Autism Hiding in Plain Sight?


Autism, Daily Life, Neuroscience


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Autism primarily affects boys, right? Officially, boys exceed girls with autism by 4 to 1 (and 10 to 1 in “high-functioning” autism).1 In fact, almost everything we know about autism comes from studying boys. But now some scientists are making discoveries that are challenging common assumptions about autism, girls and gender.