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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

Beauty from Chaos: Autism and vulnerability to abusive relationships

One autistic woman thought she’d met her soulmate when she started dating her partner. She didn’t see the warning signs until it was too late.

Lulu is a Rhinoceros: A Note for Parents, Teachers, and Direct Care Professionals

Sometimes, we have to learn someone’s language and trust them when they communicate who they are in order to find their rhythm.

a creepy therapist is coercing a child's hand to touch an object. the child looks at her with a sense of existential dread, shame, and something akin to giving up on life.

Not an Autism Mom’s Thoughts on ABA: Part One

Part One: We’re asking the wrong questions as parents of autistic children. Instead of asking if ABA works, we should be asking what are the consequences.

“That’s SO RUDE!” Is It, Though? (Helping To Bridge The Gap Between NT & ND Communication Needs)

Before assuming an autistic person is being rude in a discussion, think about what that autistic person is having to do to stay in the conversation.

Autism Awareness does not prevent Autistic Masking. Autistic Acceptance does.

On Autistic Masking Image Description: Words forming the silhouette of a head from the side. The words are common phrases that people use that encourage

ABA for Creating Masking Black Autistics

Cheyenne Thornton explores the common argument in behaviorism that ABA is appropriate for Black autistics because they need to be able to mask to avoid police violence.

Beauty from Chaos: Autism and vulnerability to abusive relationships

One autistic woman thought she’d met her soulmate when she started dating her partner. She didn’t see the warning signs until it was too late.

“That’s SO RUDE!” Is It, Though? (Helping To Bridge The Gap Between NT & ND Communication Needs)

Before assuming an autistic person is being rude in a discussion, think about what that autistic person is having to do to stay in the conversation.

Autism Awareness does not prevent Autistic Masking. Autistic Acceptance does.

On Autistic Masking Image Description: Words forming the silhouette of a head from the side. The words are common phrases that people use that encourage

ABA for Creating Masking Black Autistics

Cheyenne Thornton explores the common argument in behaviorism that ABA is appropriate for Black autistics because they need to be able to mask to avoid police violence.

Beauty from Chaos: Autism and vulnerability to abusive relationships

One autistic woman thought she’d met her soulmate when she started dating her partner. She didn’t see the warning signs until it was too late.