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Managing Diversity

How do we encourage Equality of Opportunity without falling for the counterfeit of Equality of Outcome? By JOHN COUNSEL Let me state, for the record, that I am politically unaligned. I choose the candidates for election for whom I vote according to the principles, policies and programs they espouse… and I hold them publicly accountable, …


Why Aspies can be so obstinate and resistant to change… and so volatile!

too much info

BY JOHN COUNSEL Here are a few things I’ve learned about myself (and a lot of other Aspies, too — I’ve lived with four generations of us) that really puzzled and bothered me all my life, decades before diagnosis. See if you recognise them in your own relationships… IMPORTANT: Some of the behaviour discussed here is now recognised as …

ASD versus ASx?

Can we please stop with the smug, self-righteous virtue signalling and emotional blackmail being used to try to divide the autism community under the pretence of unity?It’s negative, it’s tiresome… and it’s dishonest! By JOHN COUNSEL Disclosure: I have Asperger’s Syndrome, diagnosed in December 2002, when I was 57 years old. I’m the father of five adult children with …