AAM – Day 1 (Intro)

Hi. I’m known around these haunts as The Thinker. I go by the name Michael Mordrid. It doesn’t mean that’s really my name. What it does mean is that my real life world doesn’t understand my thought process well enough to accept me unfiltered. So I crawl around the Internet in my true form. My … Read moreAAM – Day 1 (Intro)

How’s that again?

There has been a glut of people in the autistic community talking online lately about people that say “you don’t look autistic”. I’m here to say that I agree people are wrong in saying this. I’m also here to say that it is our job as autistic people to then educate them. We’ve all heard … Read moreHow’s that again?

I only ask for one thing…

Following up “Managing Manic“… I’m thankful for digital health records these days. When I got my chart for my last visit to the doctor, I was obviously pissed. The visit before, I had told him I was autistic. He guffawed slightly and said at most he thought I had ADHD. So then after daring to … Read moreI only ask for one thing…

Managing Manic

A follow-up post to “In Which Robin Williams Is My Spirit Animal“… Missed a dose last night. Out of curiosity, skipped a dose this morning. I was originally bothered by my manic episode. Now I want to know more. How is it that people can be manic for days on end and not only endure, … Read moreManaging Manic

I think about starting over…

I think about starting over… So, I have been writing out in the open. I feel like I need to be open with what I have to say, because it is important for others to learn and understand what goes on in the mind of an autistic individual. But this is something I’d rather keep … Read moreI think about starting over…

Autism Awareness, Acceptance

Some thoughts, as Autism Awareness Month comes to a close next weekend. Now, more than ever, we know and understand more about Autism. Those on the Autism Spectrum are referred to as having a “Disorder” for one reason in particular. That is because they do not operate like a majority of the world. However, science … Read moreAutism Awareness, Acceptance


This was a touching moment at the end of this week’s Scorpion that included a boy with non-verbal autism.   Scorpion – Non-Verbal Autism from Michael Mordrid on Vimeo.