The Great Schism of Autism

Hello, Dear Spectrumites! I want to take some time today to talk about something that’s been bothering me for quite some time… The Great Schism of Autism. Okay, so what exactly do I mean by this? “Jon, are you getting political again?” Well… Yes, and no. Yes, in that the outcome of this Schism will […]

Changing the Game: Late 2017 Putting the Pieces Together Challenge

So, I’m going to go out on a limb, here, and say that my prompt for the “Early 2017” Putting the Pieces Together Challenge may have been too polarized for what I wanted to accomplished. That’s my boo-boo. So, why don’t we adjust the rules of the game before we blow the final whistle? Announcing: […]

The 2017 Putting the Pieces Together Challenge is On!

Hello, again, dear Spectrumites! Yes, I know the Holidays were… hectic… for some. But, seizure-warnings aside, (and by the way, WARNING! THE ABOVE IMAGE MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR READERS WITH EPILEPSY, CHILDHOOD FEARS OF THE NOSTALGIA CRITIC, OR GENERAL FAITH IN CHRISTIANITY, AND MAY CAUSE SEIZURES, ANXIETY, OR GENERAL OFFENSE AT THE ASPIE DIALOGUES […]

Guest Post: Jeff W. Shares His Insights with His ASD.

Where do I even begin? I think for starters, everyone has to understand that each person on the spectrum has their own set of challenges and difficulties…

Keep the Fires Alive!

As I’ve been looking over the Facebook Insights page for The Aspie Dialogues since last week’s call to action, I’ve been very impressed and grateful for the numbers I’ve been seeing. At the time of this writing, that post has reached 454 people, garnering 14 clicks and 9 likes, comments, and shares. I’m almost sad in […]

Putting the Pieces Together…

One of my primary goals for The Aspie Dialogues is to promote meaningful discussion (Dialogue, anyone?) on the topics that concern us as the ASD community. I realize that the term, “Aspie,” may technically be widely considered defunct nowadays and that it refers to only a fraction of the ASD community, but it’s been so engrained […]