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C. S. Wyatt
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Approaching middle-age (50 years) as an autistic adult can be a miserable, difficult journey. For me, it has been one perceived failure after another. It can be difficult to see the great things in life when I look only at my career path. Thankfully, I…
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Episode 16 of The Autistic Me Podcast is incredible. I interviewed visual artist Bobby Roma, who has experiences and opinions that contrast to those offered by Grayson in episode 16. The interview with Bobby lasted over an hour and I’m editing the podcast…
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The university at which I’m teaching uses the D2L (Desire2Learn) Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS). The Brightspace LMS is a cloud-based, managed service. This means the system is updated and maintained by D2L, sparing the university any…
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An interview with Grayson Rumsey, a 20-year-old autistic self-advocate, creative artist, writer, and much more.   Transcript SCOTT: Hello and welcome to The Autistic Me. I’m Christopher Scott Wyatt speaking as The Autistic Me and today we’re being joined…
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Every few months, online or in real (physical) life, I hear the skeptical, questioning, puzzled phrase, “You’re not autistic. You can’t be.” I’ve addressed the question here many times, and I still lack a single good response. The “positive” versions:…
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One of my personality quirks is that I like clear delineation of my space in the world. I don’t like fuzzy barriers between the bits of the world I occupy and the rest of (human) world. I don’t mind if my yard leads into a forest. That’s great. But I do…
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My wife and I like to take walks along the main street (actually, Third Street) of the nearby township. It is something out of a movie — even the park gazebo was donated to the community after a film wrapped. My wife said last night that the village…
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How do I respond to student writing using online technologies? I tend to make extensive use of Microsoft Word‘s “track changes” and “reviewing” modes. The real challenge for me as an instructor is to not make every edit for a student. My primary concern,…
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Autistic traits can contribute to being abused and exploited by others, as the following survey data suggest: Half of [UK] autistic adults ‘abused by someone they trusted as a friend’ A startling 44% of those questioned admitted they stayed indoors as…
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Your disability does not give you the right to be a jerk. This isn’t going to please some advocates, but I am tired of people willing to exploit their challenges to get their way and push others around in the workplace, in school, or in public settings.…
Jerks are Jerks
Jerks are Jerks
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