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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

Health

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

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

I Dream of Plane Crashes

Gee’s aunt was killed in a plane crash, and years later, she is still getting to know her aunt and how very much they had in common as she learns to embrace herself as trans and autistic.

Behave OR Be Well

In ABA, children are not given the same respect and access to care as with any other form of therapy. Their access to stimming, comfort objects, and other self-regulatory measures is blocked so the therapist can observe the child self-injurious behaviors.

Why Gaming Can Be Good for Autistics

Many parents and partners worry about the autistic loved ones in their lives spending too much time playing games… but gaming can be beneficial for lots of reasons.

Gelotophobia & Autism

Many autistic people (45% according to one study) have gelotophobia. No, this is not a gelato phobia, but a fear of being ridiculed or laughed at. Continue reading to see whether you might have it.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

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

I Dream of Plane Crashes

Gee’s aunt was killed in a plane crash, and years later, she is still getting to know her aunt and how very much they had in common as she learns to embrace herself as trans and autistic.

Behave OR Be Well

In ABA, children are not given the same respect and access to care as with any other form of therapy. Their access to stimming, comfort objects, and other self-regulatory measures is blocked so the therapist can observe the child self-injurious behaviors.

Why Gaming Can Be Good for Autistics

Many parents and partners worry about the autistic loved ones in their lives spending too much time playing games… but gaming can be beneficial for lots of reasons.

Gelotophobia & Autism

Many autistic people (45% according to one study) have gelotophobia. No, this is not a gelato phobia, but a fear of being ridiculed or laughed at. Continue reading to see whether you might have it.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

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

I Dream of Plane Crashes

Gee’s aunt was killed in a plane crash, and years later, she is still getting to know her aunt and how very much they had in common as she learns to embrace herself as trans and autistic.

Behave OR Be Well

In ABA, children are not given the same respect and access to care as with any other form of therapy. Their access to stimming, comfort objects, and other self-regulatory measures is blocked so the therapist can observe the child self-injurious behaviors.

Why Gaming Can Be Good for Autistics

Many parents and partners worry about the autistic loved ones in their lives spending too much time playing games… but gaming can be beneficial for lots of reasons.

Gelotophobia & Autism

Many autistic people (45% according to one study) have gelotophobia. No, this is not a gelato phobia, but a fear of being ridiculed or laughed at. Continue reading to see whether you might have it.