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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

Communication

Autistic woman looking left out but wanting to interact with peers

Don’t assume I’m masking

I am writing this to carve out space for myself in the socially-constructed version of the world. I don’t exist if I’m autistic and all autistic people who act the way I’m acting are masking.

Spectrum Critters Comics: Your Voice

The Spectrum Critters are back with a message about the difficulty of using your voice. Whether your voice is loud or quiet, written or spoken– or not words at all, the way you communicate is unique and valuable! There’s always someone who needs to hear from you.

Navigating ND-NT partnerships

Dr. Marcia Eckerd is a psychologist who has been working with autistic people for thirty years. She draws from her experience to give couples tips for understanding each other.

An Autistic Rat

An Autistic Rat

Autistamatic has created a new retro-futurist video series imagining if the autistic community’s influence had current 50 years ago. As always, these videos are powerful.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

Bullying is generally thought of as an intentional behavior, but not understanding autistic people can lead to unintentional bullying.

Autism and 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?

Autistic woman looking left out but wanting to interact with peers

Don’t assume I’m masking

I am writing this to carve out space for myself in the socially-constructed version of the world. I don’t exist if I’m autistic and all autistic people who act the way I’m acting are masking.

Spectrum Critters Comics: Your Voice

The Spectrum Critters are back with a message about the difficulty of using your voice. Whether your voice is loud or quiet, written or spoken– or not words at all, the way you communicate is unique and valuable! There’s always someone who needs to hear from you.

Navigating ND-NT partnerships

Dr. Marcia Eckerd is a psychologist who has been working with autistic people for thirty years. She draws from her experience to give couples tips for understanding each other.

An Autistic Rat

An Autistic Rat

Autistamatic has created a new retro-futurist video series imagining if the autistic community’s influence had current 50 years ago. As always, these videos are powerful.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

Bullying is generally thought of as an intentional behavior, but not understanding autistic people can lead to unintentional bullying.

Autism and 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?

Autistic woman looking left out but wanting to interact with peers

Don’t assume I’m masking

I am writing this to carve out space for myself in the socially-constructed version of the world. I don’t exist if I’m autistic and all autistic people who act the way I’m acting are masking.

Spectrum Critters Comics: Your Voice

The Spectrum Critters are back with a message about the difficulty of using your voice. Whether your voice is loud or quiet, written or spoken– or not words at all, the way you communicate is unique and valuable! There’s always someone who needs to hear from you.

Navigating ND-NT partnerships

Dr. Marcia Eckerd is a psychologist who has been working with autistic people for thirty years. She draws from her experience to give couples tips for understanding each other.

An Autistic Rat

An Autistic Rat

Autistamatic has created a new retro-futurist video series imagining if the autistic community’s influence had current 50 years ago. As always, these videos are powerful.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

Bullying is generally thought of as an intentional behavior, but not understanding autistic people can lead to unintentional bullying.

Autism and 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?