Discussing suicide attempts and responding in crisis is always hard. Talking about it will help prepare people for these hard conversations.
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.
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.
These tropes can be frustratingly repetitive, they can also be downright harmful. Of all the basic tropes that grace our screens, few are more concerning than the manic pixie dream girl.
Beginning when he was young, and throughout is life, John was told that he needed to change. This forced him to resent and feel ashamed of being autistic. Here’s how he found the soil to grow in the light of acceptance.
Russell James takes a hard look at the fighting with in the autistic community, calling for a truce and solidarity between people who have the same goals.
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.
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.
One autistic college student found out the hard way that college was not what he had expected, and navigating the social terrain was a clumsy journey.
Advocacy is very hard, and dealing with the intricate nuances and communication differences in autistic advocacy can make it even more difficult to navigate.