Neurodivergent in a Neurotypical Narrative

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…

What CAN be misunderstood WILL be misunderstood

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.

Autism and ADHD: Neurological Cousins

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.