Hello. I’m Kourtnie.

Hello. I’m Kourtnie.

I have Asperger’s Syndrome. This means, per the DSM-V, I’m on the autism spectrum.

I write poetry and prose to express, and explain, reality through the lens of autism; but because I’m at a unique place on the spectrum—like anyone with autism, or with anything; such is the nature of identity—my experiences differ from (and sometimes conflict with) other spectrum stories.

I’m not a psychologist, psychiatrist, therapist, or behavioralist.

Everything I know about the spectrum comes from my experiences of living in the world through the lens of autism, or from researching books—trying to to understand why I’m here.

Other autistic voices may disagree with my voice. That’s okay. Actually, that’s exciting. No human advancements ever came from agreement, calm waters—intellectual stagnation.

Still, I’d still like to offer an autistic lens for you to look through, because every voice helps:

Discourse of Autism ♥ Stories ♥ More About the Author ♥

Welcome to my website. Enjoy your stay.