Tag Archives: Aspergers

Diversity?

Lent has begun with the Ashes and the Mass of the Feria yesterday. I seem to have battled through a bout of “writer’s block”. Truth to be told, there are few comments on this blog these days, since my subject … Continue reading

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Another Experience of Life

Nothing that results in human progress is achieved with unanimous consent. Those that are enlightened before the others are condemned to pursue that light in spite of the others. Christopher Columbus I have just been re-reading my posting Aristocracy of … Continue reading

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Priests on the Spectrum?

Fr Ray Blake has written an article about the question of compatibility between high-functioning autism (or Aspergers) and the religious and priestly vocations. Wounded Healers I find the article sensitively written, though I doubt there are that many priests on … Continue reading

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Aspie Days in Lille

I went to the second day of Aspie Days in Lille (near the Belgian border). It was quite fascinating and I might venture to say, illuminating. It was the first time I had met people diagnosed with Aspergers and other … Continue reading

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Temple Grandin

I have just made the discovery of an amazing American woman by the name of Temple Grandin. I have just ordered the DVD by her name, a film about her life as an autistic. You can find clips from this … Continue reading

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Aspie Archbishop?

This is quite amazing – Michael Ramsey – an autistic archbishop ? Diagnosing a dead person is not easy to say the least (it has been tried with King George III and Mozart among others), but people did notice some strange … Continue reading

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Aspie Corner

I have just put up a permanent page on this blog – Aspie Corner. It is designed to function like the “Orthodox Blow-Out Department”, though I would hope for more irenic and reflective comments. If you wish to comment, please … Continue reading

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Practical Ideas

I sometimes look at unorthodox ideas of the finer points of life in the New Age tendency. I think a lot of it is bollocks, but I do discern some things that are a good idea for those of us … Continue reading

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Intimations of Aspiedom

I have been hesitating about writing another posting on Aspergers Syndrome (high functioning autism). What I have already written has attracted different reactions. One has been someone who seemed to be sick and tired of the subject and that all … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity

One of my readers seems to be a little “put out” that I seem to dwell somewhat on Aspergers Syndrome on this blog. I am about to come out with another one, so he is free to switch to another … Continue reading

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