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More Thanksgiving Tips; Plus, How it Really Works

Originally posted on Cambria's Big Fat Autistic Blog:
Here comes Thanksgiving. Strangely enough, it’s going to be an easier time than in years past. Funny thing, I actually do the cooking. That alone puts me on a stress level that may be higher than many autistic people – and I said maybe, mind you.…

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Autism, Memory, and Executive Function

Originally posted on An Intense World:
Weak working memory is part of the deficit in the “executive functioning” of the brain. The brain’s executive function manages, regulates, and controls many of the brain’s functions, including attention and planning. The working memory holds multiple pieces of information in the mind, to be manipulated. If you have…

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Let’s Talk – Gratitude

Originally posted on Neurodivergent Rebel:
In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, this week’s video talks about giving thanks and gratitude. https://youtu.be/nE9hC3XB5yw

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My first YouTube video <3

Originally posted on the silent wave:
OK, I promise I’ll get back to “regular” posting soon!  Hopefully over our long weekend.  Maybe even this morning, if I can pull together enough coherent words.  😉 I just wanted to leave this here, for those who want to see it… My first video/vlog (!) I did it…

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Fingers [autistic poetry]

Originally posted on the silent wave:
I’ve often been inspired to “rewrite” my own “lyrics” to other peoples’ songs.  I’ve been doing this practically my whole life, and my mom did it once, too.  We’ve been around this block before on this blog 😉 and I think it might be time for another go-round.  The…