Karletta Abianac

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Karletta Abianac is a blogger, writer, and podcaster from Queensland, Australia.

As a teenager, she wrote and produced a street zine in Brisbane called Cookies Youth Magazine.

Karletta has long been a community activist; she did public speaking as a young person, in 2003, she received a Queensland Government Youth Up-Front Award for her "Volunteer Work and Commitment to Social Change", and published her first non-fiction book, which was entitled Fill in the Gaps - Guide to Community Event Management.

Karletta received an autism diagnosis as an adult, and her memoir series draws on her experiences as an Autistic woman.

In her free time, Karletta enjoys writing poetry and memoir, practicing Egyptian hieroglyphs and collecting rocks near her ho
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My VERY MIS-guided “understandings” about Autism and Aspergers

When I was diagnosed as Autistic in about 2012, my reaction was anger and disgust “I’m not a f****** retard”.

I think I snorted when the Clinical Psychologist asked if I wanted to talk about it.

For the next two years I had no understanding of why he came to that assessment conclusion.

What do you know about Classic Autism, Aspergers, and Autistic Savants? It turns out I was incredibly mistaken...

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