Relationships

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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.

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Sensory Sex Hacks for Autistics

Here’s the “ten things” article about sex you won’t find in the pop psych magazines that serve as sexual literacy for the mainstream.

My Neurotypical Friend Meg

In order for non-Autistic people to communicate effectively with Autistics, they have to adjust to our passion, our authenticity, and our need for room to express ourselves in our language.

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.

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