Amanda Madru

Amanda Madru
Amanda Madru is a writer from western Massachusetts. She lives on a small farm with two humans, a dogs, four cats, and three horses. She holds a BA in English and an MFA in creative writing.

When Autism and Grief Collide

This beautiful and touching article explores grief through an autistic lens and how autistic people experience grief differently.

On Autism and Adolescence: An Open Letter to My High School Classmates

I am autistic. The teen years are rough on everyone—there’s no question about it. Surviving them when you live with undiagnosed ASD and co-occurring, untreated major depression… well, speaking from personal experience, that counts as a special brand of hell.

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