Autism

Grocery Store Aggressive Meltdowns and How to Deal with Them

If you want to stop autistic meltdowns, you will need to understand why they happen and what causes them. You can prevent them by using your position of authority to be an accomplice in co-regulation.

Grocery Store Aggressive Meltdowns and How to Deal with Them

If you want to stop autistic meltdowns, you will need to understand why they happen and what causes them. You can prevent them by using your position of authority to be an accomplice in co-regulation.

Grocery Store Aggressive Meltdowns and How to Deal with Them

If you want to stop autistic meltdowns, you will need to understand why they happen and what causes them. You can prevent them by using your position of authority to be an accomplice in co-regulation.

This image is for nonspeaking autistic author Ben Breaux's review of the film, The Reason I jump. The image features six photos from the film of the different autistic characters in the movie

REVIEW: The Reason I Jump – An Unusual Film With a Very Important Message

Ben Breaux, nonspeaking autistic advocate and author, reviewed the award-winning film, The Reason I Jump, an adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s best-selling memoir of the same title. Breaux interviewed several members of the cast and crew to pen this critically-important and profoundly-insightful analysis of the film.

Helping Your Autistic, ADHD, or Dyslexic Child (or Self) with Reading Fluency

If your child— or you— find reading to be a chore, it could be caused by a sensory processing deficit. Here’s how to figure out if that’s the case and how to accommodate your children, your students, or yourself.

an indian american man looks out a window. he appears to be in deep thought

Forgoing and Going: The best and worst feelings autistics feel

Tejas Rao Sankhar is a nonspeaking apraxic autistic. He talks about what feelings are the worst– and the best– when your brain and body don’t always communicate.

Talent Isn’t Enough: Ableism & “Gifted” Autistics

Autistic people are often highly skilled or have well-developed talents, which causes the world to see them as having high earning potential. But that’s not what happens. Here’s why.

Five not-so-brief tips on how to travel as an Autistic Person

If you’re traveling while autistic and nervous about the social rules and norms of navigating new places, these tips can help!

Autistic Communication Is a Feature, not a Bug

Don’t think of inclusion as helping us get by in the structures built by and for ‘not us,’ rather think of how you can help us change the structure so that it is ours as much as it is yours.

Neuroception 101: How the mindbody scans and adapts for safety and danger

Neurodivergent occupational therapist, Ara Munir, explains Neuroception, a sensory response to actual or perceived threats in the environment.

a silhoette of a man is falling into deep water and is several feet below the surface. Between him and the surface is a lyre.

Reply to a Lullaby

Anantha Krishnamurthy, nonspeaking teen poet, is an Old Soul. This poem pulls readers through a layered theme from previous work with Layers lurking deep below the surface.

The purpose of human cultures

From a position of safety within a network of mutual aid, autistic people are ideally equipped to act as catalysts for the evolution of social norms for collaboration between groups, to allow human scale communities to manage scarce resources sustainably at bioregional levels, and to share trustworthy knowledge globally, via the global communications networks we have established.

Reclaiming the essence of humanity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) education beyond wishful thinking: The antidote to xenophobia is genuine appreciation of diversity and interdependence.

This image is for nonspeaking autistic author Ben Breaux's review of the film, The Reason I jump. The image features six photos from the film of the different autistic characters in the movie

REVIEW: The Reason I Jump – An Unusual Film With a Very Important Message

Ben Breaux, nonspeaking autistic advocate and author, reviewed the award-winning film, The Reason I Jump, an adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s best-selling memoir of the same title. Breaux interviewed several members of the cast and crew to pen this critically-important and profoundly-insightful analysis of the film.

Helping Your Autistic, ADHD, or Dyslexic Child (or Self) with Reading Fluency

If your child— or you— find reading to be a chore, it could be caused by a sensory processing deficit. Here’s how to figure out if that’s the case and how to accommodate your children, your students, or yourself.

Neuroception 101: How the mindbody scans and adapts for safety and danger

Neurodivergent occupational therapist, Ara Munir, explains Neuroception, a sensory response to actual or perceived threats in the environment.

a silhoette of a man is falling into deep water and is several feet below the surface. Between him and the surface is a lyre.

Reply to a Lullaby

Anantha Krishnamurthy, nonspeaking teen poet, is an Old Soul. This poem pulls readers through a layered theme from previous work with Layers lurking deep below the surface.

The purpose of human cultures

From a position of safety within a network of mutual aid, autistic people are ideally equipped to act as catalysts for the evolution of social norms for collaboration between groups, to allow human scale communities to manage scarce resources sustainably at bioregional levels, and to share trustworthy knowledge globally, via the global communications networks we have established.

Reclaiming the essence of humanity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) education beyond wishful thinking: The antidote to xenophobia is genuine appreciation of diversity and interdependence.

This image is for nonspeaking autistic author Ben Breaux's review of the film, The Reason I jump. The image features six photos from the film of the different autistic characters in the movie

REVIEW: The Reason I Jump – An Unusual Film With a Very Important Message

Ben Breaux, nonspeaking autistic advocate and author, reviewed the award-winning film, The Reason I Jump, an adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s best-selling memoir of the same title. Breaux interviewed several members of the cast and crew to pen this critically-important and profoundly-insightful analysis of the film.

Helping Your Autistic, ADHD, or Dyslexic Child (or Self) with Reading Fluency

If your child— or you— find reading to be a chore, it could be caused by a sensory processing deficit. Here’s how to figure out if that’s the case and how to accommodate your children, your students, or yourself.

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