Dusya Lyubovskaya and Autism Acceptance Month

We’re featuring “Slice of Life” conversations with Autistics of all ages — kids through adults — throughout April’s Autism Acceptance Month. Today we’re talking with Dusya Lyubovskaya, who co-hosts Autism Acceptance Awareness Day and Month 2012 with Paula C. Durbin-Westby. What is your name? My name is DUSYA LYUBOVSKAYA. I am 30. Do you have a website? I do not have a website, I do have indeed a blog and it is on Google: Dusyalyubovskaya.blogspot.com! What would you like a one-sentence description of yourself to say? I am an Autistic person who is interested in an Non Autistics (NT) perspective or point of view! Do you have any autistic superpowers? What are they? Well, I have a photographic memory and I have a feeling for my surroundings (Emotional Intelligence) (if you call that super power 😉 )! What are some situations that make you happy, or satisfied? Well, when I…

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Michael Drejer and Autism Acceptance Month

Here at TPGA, we’re featuring “Slice of Life” conversations with Autistics of all ages — kids through adults — throughout April’s Autism Acceptance Month. Today we’re talking with TPGA Contributor Michael Drejer. (Note slightly NSFW subject matter near the end.) What is Your Name and age? Michael Drejer. I’m 33. Do you have a website or are you on Twitter? Twitter: @maialideth What would a one-sentence description of yourself sound like? “Michael is an aspie living in Denmark.” Do you have any autistic superpowers? What are they? The ability to spot tiny differences that other people would not be able to see. Also handling the NT world is definitely a superpower. What are some situations that make you happy, or satisfied? When I have done a very challenging piece of work, like cleaning the room, doing laundry or completing a particularly difficult test at work successfully. Also when I find…

Monkey and Autism Acceptance Month

Here at TPGA, we’re featuring “Slice of Life” conversations with Autistics of all ages — kids through adults — throughout April’s Autism Acceptance Month. Today we’re talking with Monkey, who happens to be the son of TPGA Contributor Mir Kamin. What is your name and age? My mom calls me Monkey on her blog, and I’m 12 years old. Do you have a website? No. What would a one-sentence description of yourself sound like? This is a hard question. One sentence that describes me is that I am unable to answer this question because there are too many choices! Do you have any autistic superpowers? What are they? I am really good at math. I am also good with animals. Autism enhances my concentration and memory, I think, which helps with math. Animals don’t notice if I say the wrong thing or act funny, they can just tell I love…

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Aisling Alley and Autism Acceptance Month

Here at TPGA, we’re featuring “Slice of Life” conversations with Autistics of all ages — kids through adults — throughout April’s Autism Acceptance Month. We’re thrilled to launch the series by talking with Aisling! What is your name? Aisling Alley. Do you have a website? No, but my “MOM” does: http://community.advanceweb.com/blogs/ot_9/about.aspx What would a one-sentence description of yourself sound like?   Aisling: A “not-so-average” kid who is a remixer (Not on songs, but plays), artist, and a HUGE great actor (I think I should be in drama). Do you have any autistic superpowers? What are they?  Unlike some autistic kids, I’m one of the lucky ones who can speak. However, I tend to have a short fuse, but I don’t show the anger that often. Often my mind is creative. I also have a great memory, so I can remember my past. What are some situations that make you happy,…