Monthly Archives: December 2012

Free Range Aspergian vs. Aspergian

Possible Trigger Warning: Discussion of societal prejudices, factory farming, incarceration. The Free Range Meme & the Asperger’s Community This post continues a discussion from a post I made to ThAutcast’s Facebook page. Originally the post title was “What does ‘Free … Continue reading

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What not to celebrate

Trigger warning: ableism, bigotry, bullying, callous disregard for others, dehumanization, forced isolation Sorry to dredge up something from last year, but dissecting this cadaver in the name of science will do much to advance our understanding of mental illness and … Continue reading

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Response to Dr. Paul Steinberg’s NYT Op-Ed

Trigger warning: Ableism, bigotry, dehumanization, institutionalization, Islamaphobia, racism, zombies Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg over at the blog wrote a post Scapegoating Schizophrenia: Paul Steinberg’s Shameful New York Times Op-Ed Column today that alerted me to some irresponsible comments by Dr. Paul … Continue reading

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FAQ: Ask An Aspie Reality Policy

Other web sites have a Privacy Policy.  I have a Reality Policy.  Welcome to my world. Hi, I’m T.Rob.  Yes, that’s my real name.  The short story is the name was thrust upon me by a manager at a store … Continue reading

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Asperger’s and the DSM-V

DwH writes So what do you think of Aspergers’s Syndrome not being included in the DSM-V?  Do you think it somehow de-legitimizes Aspies? At first I was dismayed by the change.  I had never heard of Asperger’s until fairly recently … Continue reading

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Welcome to Ask an Aspie

Welcome to the inaugural post of the Ask an Aspie blog.  Although I have never tried to hide my Asperger’s, I have not until now gone out of my way to focus on it.  But after Sandy Hook it became … Continue reading

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