Females with Aspergers Syndrome Checklist by Samantha Craft

Disclaimer: This is my opinion and based on my experience after 12 years of researching about autism and being officially diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. It is not meant to replace the DSM-V Autism Spectrum Disorder definition nor is this list meant to serve as an official diagnostic tool. Hundreds of women have used this list in conjunction with the DSM-IV… Continue reading Females with Aspergers Syndrome Checklist by Samantha Craft

Autism: A Poem of Anger

  This is what emotions feel like to me. How I stuff and try to navigate the days, until I can no longer keep all that is inside of me, and I burst.   Doused Shattered brain Made whole Reorganized into Frankenstein pieces Stapled segmented fractures United by outdated cement glue Jumbled mess of fool’s… Continue reading Autism: A Poem of Anger

Seams I Am, by Autistic Poet Samantha Craft

I am going through my poetry and editing over one hundred pages I scribed during the years I was blogging on Everyday Aspergers, (from 2012 to 2015). This one, Seams I Am, has struck me deeply, this morning. To me it captures much of my journey. Seams I am  Who am I, this mystery before… Continue reading Seams I Am, by Autistic Poet Samantha Craft

#DifferentBetter in Honor of Autism Awareness Month

  Hi All, It’s me Sam, author of Everyday Aspie Blog and Everyday Aspergers Blog (soon to be a book!!!). Here’s a link to my Different Better Story. Besides writing and being a mom to three teenage boys and a neurotic dog, I am a manager at ULTRA Testing, a wonderful technology company started by… Continue reading #DifferentBetter in Honor of Autism Awareness Month

“Danielle’s” Death

It was troublesome to observe people’s reactions over the shooting of an autistic transgender, legally named ‘Danielle,’ who last went by both names, Kayden and Danielle, on social media forums. It was interesting indeed to see people cling to elements of the incident and not the whole of the situation. To in essence watch strangers… Continue reading “Danielle’s” Death