.....in the same way that Eric Blair grew to like being George Orwell, I’ve begun to like being Alan Conrad.
Recently I had the good fortune to be interviewed by Jenna Gensic for the website Learn from Autistics - Connecting Parents and Caregivers with autistic voices. The result was published this week - I've provided a link below. This website offers interesting autism news, books, free downloads, and other resources. But the core of it … Continue reading Autism | Learn from Autistics – connecting parents and caregivers with autistic voices | Alan Conrad interviewed
I'm not going to go into detail about why there has been no email here for so long, except to admit that is was solely my fault. So, whether you have a question or you just want to tell me why you think I'm wrong, you can now send me an email at: email@example.com
Almost as soon as I said I was back here, I had to leave. My wife Merle went in the hospital on May 16, where her condition steadily grew worse. I was going to include a rant here about the current Ontario government's attempts to erode the Canadian healthcare system, in our case depriving Merle … Continue reading Death and Remembering | My wife Merle is gone
What would you think of a 74 year-old man who set out on the hardest, longest, most traumatic undertaking of his life? One that would physically and mentally exhaust him, and render him, after it was over, unable to think straight or do anything constructive for days? For the past two months I've been unable … Continue reading I’m back | The trauma of moving and saying goodbye | hope for the future
Why did I write another book about shyness when there are over 600 books about it published already? How could there be anything left to say? Well, because shyness is almost never understood the way I understand it. From the day I entered kindergarten I was acutely aware of how different I was. In my … Continue reading Why did I write The Shyness Guide?
Alan Conrad is me, though Alan Conrad is not my original name. During my last years investigating accidents and personal injury claims, when I was about to publish The Birdcatcher, a book that reveals some of the dark side of the personal injury business, I had to use a pen name to keep a lower … Continue reading Who is Alan Conrad?