Travis almost didn’t notice the warm hand that was gently massaging his shoulder.
Coming to Terms with an Autism Diagnosis: Sam Stein interviews Rees Finlay about his Upcoming Graphic Novella
Sam Stein interviews Rees Finlay about his upcoming graphic novella in which he outlines the process of coming to terms with his autism diagnosis. Hilarious, relatable, real.
It wasn’t a bad day, in fact it was pretty good. I had worked a little overtime and was bringing some dinner home to my wife.
The Horror of Task Interruption – 12 Neurodivergent People Explain the Unbearable Feeling of Being Ripped Away from Their Thoughts
Autistic people have difficulty with being interrupted, and this is often considered to be rigidity or related to emotion regulation. The truth is complicated.
Anxious people don’t need to be thrown into the metaphorical lion’s den to be cured of their anxiety. What we do need is to be listened to, respected, cared for and about…
Being a late diagnosed Autistic can be really hard. When I get sad pondering it, there is one stanza from Supertramp that seems to best sum up what I feel, and help me work through it.
We are pleased to host this important post and announce our endorsement of the SLP Neurodiversity Collective as powerful allies of the autistic community.
Becoming an ABA Registered Behavior Technician Before Knowing I Was Autistic: Part 1 – Restraint Training
Before finding out she was autistic, one woman took a job as a registered behavior technician to provide ABA therapy to autistic kids. This is how training went.
Autistic social motivation is deeply rooted in the desire to share knowledge and in the desire to learn, and this has big implications for the protocols that are used in autistic communication.
ADHDers have what has been called an “interest-based nervous system.” We might have difficulty concentrating on something difficult or uninteresting, but we can also hyperfocus on the things that we’re really into. The real experience of ADHD is not a deficit of attention, but an inability to regulate it.