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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

An Unwanted Hill to Climb: The Challenges Autistic Adults Face in Social and Occupational Settings

Autistic people are often cited as the reason autistics are unemployed or underemployed. This could not be further from the truth.

The Stress of Being Dependent

The pandemic lockdown gave nonspeaking teen Trevor a dose of what will be like after high school. He explores the difference in what life will be like for him compared to other young adults his age.

White person in suit at work looking at robot touching them while holding a ruler.

$5 Million Grant Awarded to Make Autistic People Mask in Job Interviews

They mention creating a “coaching process” using artificial intelligence, as if autistic people haven’t been “coached” enough into neurotypicality. Unfortunately, our entire lives are made up of neurotypical “coaching.” We often in fact, receive too much coaching in how to act or generally exist among other people.

Breaking News: Movement in Osime Brown’s Case

Our voices have been heard, and there has been progress! This hopeful battle won is a fresh wind in the sails as we enter the home stretch of the fight to stop the deportation of Osime Brown.

Masking and Mental Health Implications

Autistic Masking is not a simple social fake. Prolonged masking has serious mental health implications for autistics; level up your knowledge so can learn to embrace your autistic loved one as their authentic self.

Autism and Meltdowns: One Autistic Woman’s Journey

Lauren Melissa had no idea what was happening to her when she would dissolve into rage, confusion, or even blacking out. Once she was finally diagnosed as autistic, she had the self-knowledge to take control.

Tal Anderson: Finding My Voice through Acting

“The acting and improv training was a tool that I used to get me to the place where I am now – a place where I have a voice and I am confident enough to use it.”

Behaviorism is Dead. How Do We Tell The (Autism) Parents?

Dog trainer Carol Millman is back with another article looking at the archaic science of behaviorism and why it should have been retired long ago.

indigenous girl child about three or four years old with face paint and a beaded necklace, smiling.

Children and Control: The Joyful Middle

Star Ford explains the space between behavior expectations as the Joyful Middle and teaches parents how to find and stay in that space with their children.

An Unwanted Hill to Climb: The Challenges Autistic Adults Face in Social and Occupational Settings

Autistic people are often cited as the reason autistics are unemployed or underemployed. This could not be further from the truth.

The Stress of Being Dependent

The pandemic lockdown gave nonspeaking teen Trevor a dose of what will be like after high school. He explores the difference in what life will be like for him compared to other young adults his age.

Autism and Meltdowns: One Autistic Woman’s Journey

Lauren Melissa had no idea what was happening to her when she would dissolve into rage, confusion, or even blacking out. Once she was finally diagnosed as autistic, she had the self-knowledge to take control.

Tal Anderson: Finding My Voice through Acting

“The acting and improv training was a tool that I used to get me to the place where I am now – a place where I have a voice and I am confident enough to use it.”

Behaviorism is Dead. How Do We Tell The (Autism) Parents?

Dog trainer Carol Millman is back with another article looking at the archaic science of behaviorism and why it should have been retired long ago.

indigenous girl child about three or four years old with face paint and a beaded necklace, smiling.

Children and Control: The Joyful Middle

Star Ford explains the space between behavior expectations as the Joyful Middle and teaches parents how to find and stay in that space with their children.

An Unwanted Hill to Climb: The Challenges Autistic Adults Face in Social and Occupational Settings

Autistic people are often cited as the reason autistics are unemployed or underemployed. This could not be further from the truth.

The Stress of Being Dependent

The pandemic lockdown gave nonspeaking teen Trevor a dose of what will be like after high school. He explores the difference in what life will be like for him compared to other young adults his age.