Chilli, Full English and Jaffa Cakes

Chilli, Full English and Jaffa Cakes Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield, Friday 11th May to Sunday 13th May 2018 Three visits to our church building, each with its own food connection. Chilli Chilli was served on Friday evening, the musicians and technicians of the church, from both the traditional and the contemporary service, got together to …

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Why church is difficult for persons on the high end of the autism spectrum

Back in March I wrote that Church is unwelcoming to Aspies. Those were the thought of an adult on the Autism Spectrum in the UK. Here is a blog from another perspective, that of a psychiatrist and psychologist who works with autistic children in the USASource: Why church is difficult for persons on the high …

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When They Break the Rules

This is so much like I was, and not like I was at that age. I always found eye contact the hardest thing, over the left shoulder was always more interesting.

If you want to talk with me, alongside me is always better than opposite me.

Now on with the reblog.

Scribbles of an Autist

When they break the rules

Instead of breaking me

That’s when I will be

Free

But eye contact burns!

That’s what I told her. I will not say her name, because I cannot remember and she would get fired. Her hair was in a ponytail, like mine, and unlike me she wore makeup.

That is not why she’s beautiful, not why any human being is. Truly, it’s because of what she did that day, as an ABA therapist. I’m sure she never thought of it that way, or if she had, she definitely was not like most humans.

Well….

She turns her head around, quickly, a few times.

Instead of looking at my eyes, how about my forehead and nose? She asks. I nod, but am still confused, and so I laugh.

Like the Bermuda Triangle? But people are going to notice that! I claim. I mean all people, but she…

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