Discovering the Moon – the atypical brain

ShareWhen I was eleven years old, living in Albuquerque, NM, I witnessed a total eclipse of the moon. Let me preface this by saying, the…

Tyler Cowen – The Autistic Cognitive Profile

ShareThe podcast The Marketplace of Ideas is a very reliable source for innovative thinking. About every fourth show the host, Colin Marshall, interviews someone who…

Lost

Where am I?

ShareWhat an odd thing it is to lack a sense that most people take for granted. I can get lost anywhere. When navigating in a…

Motion Sickness

ShareAs a child, I suffered severe motion sickness. This presented a problem for my mother who was known to wake up any morning and (preschooler in…

Self-love vs Self-hatred

ShareI can hardly write about this without disliking myself on a certain level. All my life I have struggled against the belief that what ails…

My Blanket

ShareFor those of you reading about weighted blankets for the first time, professionals suggest twenty minutes under a weighted blanket has a calming effect. It…

Squeezed into Calm

ShareI have heard multiple interviews with Temple Grandin, on NPR, over the years. When she talked about her cattle squeezing machine, I found it interesting…