Connecting minds & collecing thoughts – a website for autistic and other curious people

Eye contact – on my own terms

I was about 20 when I first lifted my gaze and looked around. It was a powerful experience.

Everyone wants to be autistic these days

I’m 2. My Mom tells you I’m disappearing from her, into a world of my own.

Autism and Identity

Part of autism acceptance is the autistic equivalent, which I refer to as Autistic Positive.

Getting an autism diagnosis

Getting diagnosed as autistic can be extremely positive for many.

When eye contact hurts – a personal account of a common autistic trait

For most people making eye contact with someone else is natural, effortless and painless.