I came across this link on Twitter, have a look. Some things said in this video: "I've seen Rain Man." "You're autistic? I'm so sorry." "Oh I've read Temple Grandin's book. Do you like cows?" "What are you...retarded?" "I like autistic people as much as I like real people." What does everyone else think?
As I sat in the plush chair in a salon in Bombay a few days ago, I nearly started crying. No, the heat of the blow dryer wasn't too much, neither did the searing hot iron burn my scalp. I was getting my hair done to attend a wedding function that night...and an idle mind … Continue reading Marriage, autism and doubts
My review of Book 1: FallenMy review of Book 2: Torment Spoilers and all that but read on anyway. If there were any hopes the third instalment would give us something, or even something to praise, then they have been cruelly dashed with the nonsense I read through. The book takes off from the end … Continue reading Book Review: Passion by Lauren Kate
I need to have a fangirl "SSQQQQQQQUUUUUUEEEEEEEEE!!!" at this point. Last night, while skimming my Twitter timeline, my eyes got stuck on a tweet that had the following words: "Hey girl" ... "Ryan Gosling" and... "SPECIAL NEEDS" *click click click* WORK FASTER, INTERNET SPEEDS, DAMN IT! I absolutely love it! Created by Sunday Stilwell, the … Continue reading Ryan Gosling’s ‘Hey Girl…’ – Special needs edition! by @xtremeparnthood
Warning: Long post ahead. Settle down with a cuppa if interested in autism and/or special needs. Hark, I hear the Medieval Ages calling...okay, just the 1950s, and Dr Tony Humphreys is ushering it in. First, read the following article which was printed in the Irish Examiner, which I stumbled across only yesterday: by Tony … Continue reading Autism theories from the Dark Ages in 2012
The doors shut in our face. "You can't enter right now," the waitress said. A posh voice said: "Let them in." And the gateway into the new local comedy night: One Night Standup, was opened to us. The posh voice belonged to Hisham Wyne, whose accent, most of us thought, escalated to a grand scale … Continue reading Event roundup: One Night Standup
Thanks to @dubaitara for linking to this one...absolutely love it! What happens if you fall in love with a writer? karenfelloutofbedagain: Lots of things might happen. That’s the thing about writers. They’re unpredictable. They might bring you eggs in bed for breakfast, or they might all but ignore you for days. They might bring you … Continue reading What happens if you fall in love with a writer?