Archives for May 2011

The big switch – school to work

In terms of where and with whom you spend most of your waking hours, there are three big switches in most people’s lives: In your first years, you spend time at home, with your parents or caregivers.  Then you spend a long time in school, with teachers and classmates.  Then you have work, with colleagues […]

Autism – It’s not a spectrum, it’s a ballpark

What is the “autism spectrum”? Lately you hear a lot about the autism spectrum. People say things like “he’s not autistic but he’s on the spectrum”. Just what is the autism spectrum?

Ten things we wish our bosses knew

Right now, I work for myself.  I’m a statistical consultant, and I’m trying to do some things with learning disabilities.  But I’ve had bosses, and so have other people with NLD.  This is a sort of pastiche.