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The Joys of Working Within Your Tribe

When one workplace was a little too ideal and socially-seamless to be realistic, one woman shared her diagnosis with her coworkers. This is what happened.

Father holding his 1-year-old baby right next to his face looking content.

Father, Interrupted…

A man takes stock of what it means to be an autistic father and reflects that his own father, too, might have been on the spectrum.

How I Would Free my Spectrum Daughter

I would grow as a role model for my daughter, a person of inner-security, unconditional love, and acceptance. I would discard robes of non-authenticity, fear-based projection of self onto others, the selfish feeding that society dictates from mass media, big business, and politics.

A woman of color stands resolute against a wall, her face proud, her eyes closed. Her shirt reads, "Fragile. Who?"

Why I Choose Autistic Pride

Growing up, I was acutely aware that I did not belong. The proverbial elephant in the room, my identity was carved out of all the

The Perils of Autism Awareness Articles

Editor’s Note: Heather is non-autistic but a fierce advocate and fellow neurodivergent person. Sophie and Her Bully Before I begin, this blog may be very

The Detriment of the Doubt

“I hope I can read this tomorrow without getting upset,” a friend of mine recently wrote in a chat. Inside my brain, I felt the

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