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.
Healthy psychological development depends on autonomy, competence, and relatedness. ABA undermines healthy psychological development.
When her son was diagnosed with autism, this mother was pressed to put him in ABA therapy. She wanted to defer to the experts, but things weren’t adding up…
Being told that autistic neurological reactions are dramatic and overblown is an often-unintentional but very real cause of complex trauma.
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.
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.
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
I have had a recurring dream since I was a young child. I dreamt it quite often between the ages of about 8 to 14,