To be human is to be vulnerable? I am in the midst of reading Thomas Reynolds’ “Vulnerable Communion: A Theology of Disability and Hospitality”. His Continue Reading
Thomas Armstrong knows more than most about the strengths of people with “labeled” brain weaknesses. His book, “Neurodiversity”, is an insightful work that offers a Continue Reading
What is autism? It’s probably not what you think. Autism is not intellectual disability. Autism is not speech disability. Autism is not a total inability Continue Reading
In this post, we reach as far as we will go chronologically for now in exploring the autism of Simone de Beauvoir. You may read Continue Reading
Note: Due to the leaps in cognitive and social development found in later childhood, there were such a quantity of autistic traits in Simone’s later Continue Reading
Q: Why do you wear ear defenders to church?
A: To make you ask questions?
In time, Simone became a strict conformist, a rule-keeper: “I had made a definite metamorphosis into a good little girl…
I want to make a case for viewing Simone de Beauvoir as a gifted autistic thinker.
This was originally written to encourage a friend with autistic kids.
Kids with Asperger’s are often characterized as showing little difference from their peers until a tipping point is reached…