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  1. T

    Missouri Study Weighs in on use of Propranolol (Blood Pressure) for the Presentation of Anxiety w/in Young Adults w/ ASD

    Background: I wanted to post this here in case it could assist anyone in any conversations with medical professionals. Dr. Temple Grandin has noted in the recent video I taped at her office at Colorado State University about ways she has opined activities of daily life can assist in making the...
  2. Gerald Wilgus

    A day at the American Museum of Natural History.

    On our walk to the C line passed Lilly's, a Victorian Restaurant, decked out for Holloween. Then went to 81st and the Museum. The murals at the Museum station are fantastic. Then off to the exhibits. They are redoing their Invertebrate Palentology so our first stop was Vertebrate...
  3. Gerald Wilgus

    What is your travel style?

    For those of us who travel, or even enjoy it, do you have a style? My great Aunt and Aunt were Travel Agents before canned experiences became popular, when agents needed to know their destinations, so I learned a lot about setting up things that work. My spouse and I would decide on a place...
  4. T

    I want to introduce myself.

    I want to introduce myself. My name is Lorraine Duvall, and I am a neurodivergent; I have a 16-year-old daughter with ASD, ADHD, and OCD, a son with severe learning disabilities and ADHD, and the wife of a husband with ADHD and OCD.
  5. Gerald Wilgus

    How to Avoid Being Triggered

    I am starting to prepare myself for a trip to Thailand next week and can use some strategies. While I am going for the cultural experience, I recognize that Bangkok is ground zero for sex tourism, which I detest. Those reading some of my posts may understand that I was a failure at securing...
  6. Tuffsy

    Travel anxiety

    I'm finally going on a long awaited camping trip in my campervan for about 4 months. It was delayed due to covid causing our states to close their borders. It's about a week before I head off and I'm feeling a bit anxious because traveling to unknown places and new experiences always does that...
  7. RESleight

    Turtle delays five flights and temporarily shutdown runway in Japan

    Of the planes delayed, one was even sea turtle themed:turtle: Turtle on a runway delays 5 flights at Narita Airport
  8. Dennis S

    Looking for Aspies in Germany

    I am an autistic who very much wants to meet fellow aspies in Germany. I wish to learn German and to eventually live in Germany. I have a US passport so I understand it could be some time before I am allowed to visit. I have never done well in learning languages in school but when I’ve lived in...
  9. Michaelfjorden

    Hello from Sweden - Pierre's Blog

    Hi, everyone! My name is Pierre. I’m 30 years old. I live in Sweden, and English is my second language. I had a hard time with writing in school, but now it’s a special interest. I make a lot of mistakes when I text because I type and send too quickly, but I take more time on essays that I...
  10. Backpacking Brain

    About other people

    I have learned many lessons while travelling. I don’t want to turn this blog into a sanctimonious, holier-than-thou collection of lectures by someone who thinks they know better then you, because I don’t, so I won’t. But, I just wanted to make a little note of what I have learned about People. I...
  11. Backpacking Brain

    Stepping out of the comfort zone..

    Hello! Welcome to my backpacking blog! Blogging about my travels is soemthing i have thought about doing for a while, and now I don’t know where to begin! So I’ll start at the beginning. Just after Christmas last year, I suddenly decided I wanted to travel. Having “lost” my teenage years to...
  12. Backpacking Brain

    Backpacking Brain

    Just an Aspie backpacking with the company of my fairly odd brain! Writing down my experiences, musings, discoveries and life lessons! Please feel free to share any of your travel experiences with me; I’d love to hear any of your stories!
  13. Lady Penelope

    Plane friendly stim toys

    I'm worried that if I take some of my stim toys on international flight in on board cabin they will be confiscated at security. I have no evidence they will and have googled for possible restrictions. But does anyone know of any restrictions placed on stim toys by airlines? Is putty a no-go...
  14. Mary Anne

    Anthony Bourdain Committed Suicide At Age 61

    Anthony Bourdain found dead “by hanging” in a hotel room. I am extremely saddened by this breaking news. He was a wonderful, world reknown tv show host and food/travel writer. He had a lifestyle many millions admired and envied.- traveling all around the world to exotic places eating and...
  15. Sabrina

    Yosemite by myself, need tips!

    I’m going to Yosemite for five days in July, and need your recommendations! I’m still not sure if I’ll go alone or with my boyfriend. I would like to rent a cabain inside the park. I love hiking but I have to stay in easy trails due to a knee issue that I have. I plan to arrive to the airport...
  16. Women with Asperger's. A Blog

    Women with Asperger's. A Blog

    What is this blog going to be about...I suppose I want to focus on topics related to women with Asperger's. I will probably also go off on tangents regarding the things I am passionate about: books, movies, video games, music, traveling. Thanks for reading in advance, I hope you guys decide to...
  17. K

    west Texas, New Mexico in March, where and when to go and avoid spring break crowds?

    Wanting to camp in desert areas in mid through late March but worried about spring break hikers and campers after reading about busiest times for Big Bend National Park. Anyone familiar with the western part of Texas and eastern half of New Mexico (maybe even south east Colorado) who would know...
  18. M

    How do aspies/auties feel about holidays like christmas?

    Bit nervous as this is first time I've booked a trip so I can be away from friends and family who celebrate christmas. Have in the past celebrated this holiday with family and later with friends. Although after childhood I found it stressful and anxiety provoking. Needed a week of work and quiet...
  19. Jorg

    Stargate SG-1/Atlantis, etc

    I don't know if there's already a post about this series, I know is "old" and it was canceled many years ago but I just watched the last episode from SG-1. I remember watching this series many years ago when I was a kid and since some months ago I've been watching it on tv, today it "ended" and...
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