We need to talk about cigarettes, nicotine, and being autistic

Nicotine addiction is rarely talked about when discussing addiction, but it is probably the most common addiction around. I would estimate that at least half, if not most, of theContinue reading “We need to talk about cigarettes, nicotine, and being autistic”

Limits of the traditional twelve-step program for autistic folk

Anyone who is even vaguely familiar with the addiction recovery community will likely have come across the twelve-step program in one form or another. Alcoholics anonymous, cocaine anonymous, narcotics anonymous,Continue reading “Limits of the traditional twelve-step program for autistic folk”

Disclosing your neurotype: My battle with authenticity in a world filled with stigma

“Every time someone steps up and says who they are, the world becomes a better, more interesting place” Captain Raymond Holt, Brooklyn Nine-Nine I try to live my life beingContinue reading “Disclosing your neurotype: My battle with authenticity in a world filled with stigma”