The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

The Autism Spectrum
According to Autistic People

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On Autism and Adolescence: An Open Letter to My High School Classmates

I am autistic. The teen years are rough on everyone—there’s no question about it. Surviving them when you live with undiagnosed ASD and co-occurring, untreated major depression… well, speaking from personal experience, that counts as a special brand of hell.

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Autism and Masking During Sex

I’m an autistic woman in a stable, mostly healthy marriage. I think our problems are minor compared to other people’s problems. But somebody needs to

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.

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.

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.

Four Words: You Need to Change

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.

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.

Autism & the flitting phenomenon

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.

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