Author Archives: DruJoKat

About DruJoKat

Autistic, mom, writer, poet, science enthusiast. Just trying to survive in this world made for the extroverted typical brain.

FINALLY, An Official Dx For The Lil Man

So this week has been pretty busy.  The lil man had his evals all week. Instead of one long stressful day of tests and docs, it was broken down into three days for the boy. For that, I am so … Continue reading

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It’s April 2nd. Autism Acceptance Day. So this is what I have to say about Autism.

I go on posting sprees on my Facebook sometimes.  And I assume it annoys many.  I expect that I have been hidden from a lot of peoples news feeds due to my usually controversial posts.  Today, it’s post after post … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Hey… it’s been a while. I keep saying that I will be posting more and life just KEEPS getting in the way. I don’t normally have anything to write about because Im always so exhausted by the time I get … Continue reading

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Sick For Days…

It is Sunday evening, close to the kiddos bed time.  The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy is on the television as my daughter frolics back and forth… she stops every now and then to watch, then resumes her play. … Continue reading

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Reflection, Blog Direction, & Autism

I have had this blog for a long time.  Mostly, I always used it as a venting place.  I’ve dealt with a lot of drama at certain periods in my life and took to the webs to air my grievances. … Continue reading

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Xmas prezzies, dress malfunction and good food.

Happy Holidays to you all!  If you are one of those that gets all upset about people saying that, consider that maybe it isn’t an attack on your Xmas… but a way to include everyone who celebrates the holidays at … Continue reading

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Autism Is Not Gender Specific – Our Society Is….

Originally posted on Seventh Voice:
The labeling of  Women who do not fit neatly within the confines of society, as being ‘nutty’, ‘weird’, ‘batty’, ‘anti-social’, ‘loners’, ‘reclusive introverts’ or ‘eccentric’, when they may indeed be experiencing undiagnosed Female Autism, creates…

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A Bad Day: Sensory issues and Mistakes…

Update (dec 6, 2014): I realize now that if one doesn’t know what sensory overload is then this post might seem kinda… crazy or chaotic… I dont know how else to say it. Sensory overload is a symptom of Autism, … Continue reading

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To Diagnose, or Not To Diagnose, That Is The Question.

I’ve always known that I was different. I am even more aware of it now that my nine year old son is going through the motions of an Autism and ADHD diagnosis.  As a kid I was always a loner, … Continue reading

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