Autism

Professional Cuddling: A Safety Guide for Autistics

During the pandemic, alternative means of on-demand employment services became more popular. Professional cuddling is on the rise, which may present with safety concerns for autistic people.

Professional Cuddling: A Safety Guide for Autistics

During the pandemic, alternative means of on-demand employment services became more popular. Professional cuddling is on the rise, which may present with safety concerns for autistic people.

Professional Cuddling: A Safety Guide for Autistics

During the pandemic, alternative means of on-demand employment services became more popular. Professional cuddling is on the rise, which may present with safety concerns for autistic people.

Poetry: The Fall

Anantha Krishnamurthy, teen nonspeaking poet, continues to carry a storied motif through a collection of poetry that he builds in layers, the sensory feast of season changes carving out the future like the tireless cascade of a waterfall.

Announcement: Autistic Acceptance NeuroClastic Fundraiser

NeuroClastic is fundraising with the ultimate autistic acceptance swag. Help us meet our goal of 500 shirts and stock up for gifting acceptance.

Underemployment > Unemployment

Emmanuel Abua remarks on the growing number of businesses hiring autistic people. He makes the case that this is not the victory we need.

The 6Fs of Trauma Responses

Everyone is familiar with the fight-or-flight reaction, but there are actually six reactions to trauma. Ara Munir, occupational therapist, explores the 6 F’s of trauma.

Dear Mom, I am Autistic:

Adam Lodestone, now 50, writes a letter to his mother as his childhood self. How would this compare to the letter your childhood self would write to your parents?

Why You Shouldn’t Participate in the Blue Bucket Trend This Halloween

Social media is pushing a new trend to buy blue buckets to identify autistic kids and adults on Halloween, but the autistic community cautions against it. Here’s why.

On Perseverence

As a nonspeaking autistic, Arjun has faced many obstacles, but his tenacity, warmth, and the support of his family have kept him soldiering forward.

A Book Review of Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, by Adam Mardero

Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, a memoir by autistic advocate Adam Mardero, is a memoir about Mardero’s life and journey from trying to mask and reject his diagnosis to learning to live authentically with true self-acceptance.

“Control Issues” and Autistics: Understanding & Navigating a Basic Autistic Needs

Kalina Jones explores the word “control” as it’s often used as a word weaponized against autistic people. Instead, she focuses on the need for autistic people to have agency over their own lives.

Gone Again

Rumi Ottus, nonspeaking autistic advocate, is only 8, but his poetry and his wisdom belie his age. This poem looks to the season change and what it means to transition from summer.

Poetry: The Fall

Anantha Krishnamurthy, teen nonspeaking poet, continues to carry a storied motif through a collection of poetry that he builds in layers, the sensory feast of season changes carving out the future like the tireless cascade of a waterfall.

Announcement: Autistic Acceptance NeuroClastic Fundraiser

NeuroClastic is fundraising with the ultimate autistic acceptance swag. Help us meet our goal of 500 shirts and stock up for gifting acceptance.

On Perseverence

As a nonspeaking autistic, Arjun has faced many obstacles, but his tenacity, warmth, and the support of his family have kept him soldiering forward.

A Book Review of Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, by Adam Mardero

Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, a memoir by autistic advocate Adam Mardero, is a memoir about Mardero’s life and journey from trying to mask and reject his diagnosis to learning to live authentically with true self-acceptance.

“Control Issues” and Autistics: Understanding & Navigating a Basic Autistic Needs

Kalina Jones explores the word “control” as it’s often used as a word weaponized against autistic people. Instead, she focuses on the need for autistic people to have agency over their own lives.

Gone Again

Rumi Ottus, nonspeaking autistic advocate, is only 8, but his poetry and his wisdom belie his age. This poem looks to the season change and what it means to transition from summer.

Poetry: The Fall

Anantha Krishnamurthy, teen nonspeaking poet, continues to carry a storied motif through a collection of poetry that he builds in layers, the sensory feast of season changes carving out the future like the tireless cascade of a waterfall.

Announcement: Autistic Acceptance NeuroClastic Fundraiser

NeuroClastic is fundraising with the ultimate autistic acceptance swag. Help us meet our goal of 500 shirts and stock up for gifting acceptance.

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