Masking

Removing the Mask in Lockdown

For one healthcare worker sidelined during the COVID-19 crisis, she found herself removing another kind of mask while being out of work.

Faith and Neurodivergence

A minister expresses their relationship with working with Neurodivergent people and states that they have been sold a lie that says people have to hide who they are to be loved by the Divine.

Coming Out to Family and Friends as Autistic

In this article, Jude Clee takes a brief look at the difficulties that autistic people face when opening up about being autistic and shares some of her experiences.

Autism & the flitting phenomenon

Autistic women often dart in and out of social situations like a butterfly going from one flower to the next. We look like we fit in, but we don’t; we look like we connect, but are left feeling alone.

Autism & Movie Talk

Particularly autistic females learn how to camouflage/mask in order to fit in. One of the things we often use is movie talk. What is that?

He Killed My Cat: On the dangers of dating while autistic

After a lifetime of gaslighting and invalidation, and not knowing she was autistic, one woman reflects on the dangerous situations she was in because she was taught to ignore red flags and not trust her own feelings.

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