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The Autistic Writer: (Not So) Hyperfixation

A majority of people on the Autism Spectrum experience what are called hyperfixations. These are concepts, activities, or other stimuli to which the person pays concentrated, prolonged and in depth attention, often at the expense of noticing anything else while “zoned.” Some hyperfixations are present in an Autistic person for a lifetime, while others come …

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The Autistic Writer: Unconventional Perspectives

Though in this series I have explored certain challenges Autism presents to writing, I’ve never suggested that being on the Spectrum should preclude one from being a writer. (For obvious reasons.) If nothing else, I hope this Autistic Writer series stands as a testament that there is nothing intrinsic to ASD that makes one de …

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