The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

The Autism Spectrum
According to Autistic People

NeuroClastic

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Diagnosis

15 months, Half a Century

This experience of late diagnosis for one man who, at nearly 50 years old, finally had an answer. This piece will make you laugh, and maybe cry, and ultimately want to cheer for this unforgettable journey to self-knowledge.

Butterfly in a Blender

Indelibly autistic is a state of being, a joyous intensity of grace. It is a sensory wonderland in many ways. A universal exploratory foray into the patterns that make our existence so spectacularly cool.

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.

Man holding a hashtag sign to signify that he is a neurolurker or undiagnosed or questioning autistic person

Are you a #NeuroLurker?

Have you felt your whole life that you were different from the people around you? Are you diagnosed with ADHD or mental illness, but feel those diagnoses left unanswered questions? Do you think you have more in common with your autistic child than with most people? You might be a #NeuroLurker.

A Systematic Approach to Living into My 90s

Using personal experience and science, I was able to self diagnose myself in my early twenties. Finding the average age of an autistic is 36 – 37 years old…I let that sink in for a few months as I started to battle with myself about what I should focus on in the next phase of my life.

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