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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

October 5, 2019

Image shows a surrealistic purple sunset with a silhouette of a boy jumping. Text reads: When I was small, I didn't even know that I was a kid with special needs. How did I find out? By other people telling me that I was different from everyone else, and that this was a problem. Naoki Higashida

wikipedia.org Article for Naoki Higashida

Editor’s Note: Anti-autistic Wikipedia editors have long been vandalizing and rewriting the narrative around autism and neurodiversity, with the most aggressive editing directed at non-speaking

On Autistic Facial Expression and Being A Woman

When Greta Thunberg began to take the stage as an autistic climate change activist, the world took notice. My reaction was one of powerful pride, not just as an autistic adult, but as a former autistic girl. Here was an articulate, passionate, brilliant girl unfocused on fame and fashion, who wasn’t going to let the weight of the NT world crush her or keep her from speaking out!

Image shows a surrealistic purple sunset with a silhouette of a boy jumping. Text reads: When I was small, I didn't even know that I was a kid with special needs. How did I find out? By other people telling me that I was different from everyone else, and that this was a problem. Naoki Higashida

wikipedia.org Article for Naoki Higashida

Editor’s Note: Anti-autistic Wikipedia editors have long been vandalizing and rewriting the narrative around autism and neurodiversity, with the most aggressive editing directed at non-speaking

On Autistic Facial Expression and Being A Woman

When Greta Thunberg began to take the stage as an autistic climate change activist, the world took notice. My reaction was one of powerful pride, not just as an autistic adult, but as a former autistic girl. Here was an articulate, passionate, brilliant girl unfocused on fame and fashion, who wasn’t going to let the weight of the NT world crush her or keep her from speaking out!

Image shows a surrealistic purple sunset with a silhouette of a boy jumping. Text reads: When I was small, I didn't even know that I was a kid with special needs. How did I find out? By other people telling me that I was different from everyone else, and that this was a problem. Naoki Higashida

wikipedia.org Article for Naoki Higashida

Editor’s Note: Anti-autistic Wikipedia editors have long been vandalizing and rewriting the narrative around autism and neurodiversity, with the most aggressive editing directed at non-speaking

On Autistic Facial Expression and Being A Woman

When Greta Thunberg began to take the stage as an autistic climate change activist, the world took notice. My reaction was one of powerful pride, not just as an autistic adult, but as a former autistic girl. Here was an articulate, passionate, brilliant girl unfocused on fame and fashion, who wasn’t going to let the weight of the NT world crush her or keep her from speaking out!