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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

Acceptance

Social Distancing and Strain

Autistic people are no strangers to feelings of unrest, uncertainty, and emotional overwhelm. Now that the neurotypical coping mechanisms are inaccessible to them, our behaviors are similar.

In search of psychological safety

The objectives of the autism and neurodiversity civil rights movements overlap significantly with the interests of those who advocate for greater levels of psychological safety

a woman listening to workplace gossip trying to hear the word "autistic" because people whisper it like it's a shameful insult

“Autistic” is Not a Bad Word

Often, when non-autistic people say the word “autistic,” they whisper it as if it’s a swear word or something shameful and embarrassing. It’s time to stop doing that.

Social Distancing and Strain

Autistic people are no strangers to feelings of unrest, uncertainty, and emotional overwhelm. Now that the neurotypical coping mechanisms are inaccessible to them, our behaviors are similar.

In search of psychological safety

The objectives of the autism and neurodiversity civil rights movements overlap significantly with the interests of those who advocate for greater levels of psychological safety

a woman listening to workplace gossip trying to hear the word "autistic" because people whisper it like it's a shameful insult

“Autistic” is Not a Bad Word

Often, when non-autistic people say the word “autistic,” they whisper it as if it’s a swear word or something shameful and embarrassing. It’s time to stop doing that.

Social Distancing and Strain

Autistic people are no strangers to feelings of unrest, uncertainty, and emotional overwhelm. Now that the neurotypical coping mechanisms are inaccessible to them, our behaviors are similar.

In search of psychological safety

The objectives of the autism and neurodiversity civil rights movements overlap significantly with the interests of those who advocate for greater levels of psychological safety

a woman listening to workplace gossip trying to hear the word "autistic" because people whisper it like it's a shameful insult

“Autistic” is Not a Bad Word

Often, when non-autistic people say the word “autistic,” they whisper it as if it’s a swear word or something shameful and embarrassing. It’s time to stop doing that.