Tag Archives: identity-first

Spoons Theory/Splines Theory — Today’s observations

As some of you know there is a theory about living with disabilities called Spoon Theory, and maybe even Splines Theory.  Today in the shower I was going through my shower stuff, and was also thinking about working and what I would do today. I had been washing my hair, and I was thinking along, […]

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Partial Review of Tony Attwood’s *The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome*

I picked up a used copy of this book (actually I believe an earlier edition of it possibly), and had started to read it, but with the combination of the writing, and the fact that after having spent well over a month almost entirely outside, in snow and cold, it still smelt far too much […]

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Identity first language vs. person first language

I have been wanting to write on this topic for a while.  I think this particular post will be largely flow of consciousness, as I am not quite sure where I want to go with it. I identify as having been diagnosed with a number of “disorders” a lot of them “mental disorders” according to […]

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