Austism as is

Have I Lost My Autism Diagnosis?

By Judy Endow, MSW I am a 57-year-old autistic woman who can navigate the world in a way that surprises some people when they find out I have autism. My teen years were spent in an institution, because...

Executive Function

On the surface, I function incredibly well. I get things done, I’m productive. And after years of practice, I make doing the little everyday things that most people do look thoughtless. But they’re not....

DON’T MOURN FOR US

[This article was published in the Autism Network International newsletter, Our Voice, Volume 1, Number 3, 1993. It is an outline of the presentation Jim gave at the 1993 International Conference on Autism in Toronto,...

I have Asperger’s; I am just like you

By Michael Ryan, CNN Editor’s note: Michael Ryan is an assignment producer who works on the CNN.com homepage. (CNN) — I am not an expert on Asperger’s syndrome. But I am an expert on me, and I...