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Showing posts from January, 2018

Autistics Make People Uncomfortable

Autistics make other people uncomfortable, and we do this almost instantly upon meeting. In my communications classes, I teach about the 50 to 500 milliseconds during which most people develop first impressions. These impressions are difficult, nearly impossible, to counteract with evidence and familiarity. Knowing us doesn’t undo the initial discomfort of meeting us .  That is the cost of autism . Read more at our new blogging site...

New URL for The Autistic Me

The new URL for The Autistic Me is: Migration of the complete blog archives will require several weeks, at least. Leaving Blogger behind was a difficult decision; I'll do my best to post to both locations for a few months, at least, since so many readers visit this URL and redirection isn't ideal. The Autistic Me podcast will be launching this month, too! Thank you.