Family

Dear Mom, I am Autistic:

Adam Lodestone, now 50, writes a letter to his mother as his childhood self. How would this compare to the letter your childhood self would write to your parents?

found family artwork of three orbs with vaguely human silhouettes against a backdrop of space

Appreciating Autistic Chosen Families

Having others I can relate to who have both intersecting identities as part of their experience has been extremely helpful in figuring out how I should go forward coping with the challenges both these issues have caused for me.

Advice for Raising NeuroDivergent Children

Here’s how to stop engaging your autistic child in fruitless power struggles and how to engage their natural desire to help others for a better, more peaceful relationship.

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.

Fresh Starts: After the meltdown

Nonspeaker Trevor on the aftermath of an autistic meltdown: “The moment my consciousness begins to return from wherever it fled during my meltdown, I am horrified with what transpired.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

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

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