Autistic Traits

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Alexithymia: The forest and the trees

Alexithymia is difficulty recognizing and identifying emotions. How one person used autistic strengths like attention to detail to improve emotional awareness.

Sensory Processing and Parenting

From a neurodivergent occupational therapist (OT), this article is great for parents who are noticing that they have much in common with their autistic or otherwise neurodivergent child.

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?

The alexithymia & autism guide

Alexithymia is so common among autistic people that it is commonly mistaken for autism itself. In this post, I explain what alexithymia is and how it presents itself in autism.

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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