Autism Monologue, Jibber-Jabber, Info-Dump, and Word-Vomit

The Autistic Trait That Everyone Hates

Autism and Monologuing

Keira Fulton-Lees
9 min readJul 11, 2020


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What is an Autistic Monologue?

There is a particular tendency among many of us who have High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (HF ASD) to often speak incessantly about our own special interests, all the while being inherently clueless of non-verbal cues of of disinterest from the listener.

There are several aptly described words for this trait within the Autistic Community, such as: Monologue, Info-Dump, and the more distastefully graphic phrase, Word-Vomit.

The Big Bang television series if off the air now, and although the show’s creators Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady have always denied writing Sheldon as having High Functioning Autism or ¹ Asperger’ Syndrome, they have always denied it.

That is hard to believe as the character Dr. Sheldon Cooper had so many obviously HF ASD/Asperger’s traits that it seems that the writers literally used the DSM as a reference book in writing their script.

Sheldon Monologues

If you were a Big Bang Theory fan, you may remember a scene from Series 04 Episode 23 – “The Engagement Reaction”, where Penny…



Keira Fulton-Lees

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