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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

Emmanuel

Imposter Syndrome: Life Behind a Mask

Emmanuel Abua discusses the disabling insecurity of the imposter syndrome all autistics feel when forced to mask and the healing power of solidarity of shared experiences among other autistics.

Expanding my comfort zone

I realize that there’s a lot going on right now that doesn’t fit anywhere in my comfort zone. It has made me outrageously uncomfortable. Through

The Enormity of Being Black and Autistic: On self-hate and social media

Self-hate is a tricky thing to talk about for me. When I look back and realize how long I have sat with that resentment towards myself, it’s a wonder that I have held it together as long as I have. I am continuously appreciative of the autistic community and their continued support. Without it, I don’t think I would have made it this far.

Nickelodeon Executives Are Too Rich to Care

It is a theme I have noticed too often in governments, political parties, and corporations: that a voice and their suffering only matter to the powerful when the ends justify the means or fit a narrative that suits them.

Day 2: Autism Acceptance

My family is aware of my autism. It doesn’t mean that they accept it.

I was aware of my autism. It didn’t mean that I accepted it.

Society is aware of autism. It doesn’t equal acceptance in society.

Imposter Syndrome: Life Behind a Mask

Emmanuel Abua discusses the disabling insecurity of the imposter syndrome all autistics feel when forced to mask and the healing power of solidarity of shared experiences among other autistics.

Expanding my comfort zone

I realize that there’s a lot going on right now that doesn’t fit anywhere in my comfort zone. It has made me outrageously uncomfortable. Through

The Enormity of Being Black and Autistic: On self-hate and social media

Self-hate is a tricky thing to talk about for me. When I look back and realize how long I have sat with that resentment towards myself, it’s a wonder that I have held it together as long as I have. I am continuously appreciative of the autistic community and their continued support. Without it, I don’t think I would have made it this far.

Nickelodeon Executives Are Too Rich to Care

It is a theme I have noticed too often in governments, political parties, and corporations: that a voice and their suffering only matter to the powerful when the ends justify the means or fit a narrative that suits them.

Day 2: Autism Acceptance

My family is aware of my autism. It doesn’t mean that they accept it.

I was aware of my autism. It didn’t mean that I accepted it.

Society is aware of autism. It doesn’t equal acceptance in society.

Imposter Syndrome: Life Behind a Mask

Emmanuel Abua discusses the disabling insecurity of the imposter syndrome all autistics feel when forced to mask and the healing power of solidarity of shared experiences among other autistics.

Expanding my comfort zone

I realize that there’s a lot going on right now that doesn’t fit anywhere in my comfort zone. It has made me outrageously uncomfortable. Through

The Enormity of Being Black and Autistic: On self-hate and social media

Self-hate is a tricky thing to talk about for me. When I look back and realize how long I have sat with that resentment towards myself, it’s a wonder that I have held it together as long as I have. I am continuously appreciative of the autistic community and their continued support. Without it, I don’t think I would have made it this far.

Nickelodeon Executives Are Too Rich to Care

It is a theme I have noticed too often in governments, political parties, and corporations: that a voice and their suffering only matter to the powerful when the ends justify the means or fit a narrative that suits them.

Day 2: Autism Acceptance

My family is aware of my autism. It doesn’t mean that they accept it.

I was aware of my autism. It didn’t mean that I accepted it.

Society is aware of autism. It doesn’t equal acceptance in society.