The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

Family

found family artwork of three orbs with vaguely human silhouettes against a backdrop of space

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.

Fresh Starts: After the meltdown

Nonspeaker Trevor on the aftermath of an autistic meltdown: "The moment my consciousness begins to return from wherever it fled during my meltdown, I am horrified with what transpired.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

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

Hockey Rules and Other Opinions

Sharing opinions shouldn’t be a privilege, but for autistic people without access to the right communication tools, sharing opinions is not an option. Trevor wants that to change.

found family artwork of three orbs with vaguely human silhouettes against a backdrop of space

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.

Fresh Starts: After the meltdown

Nonspeaker Trevor on the aftermath of an autistic meltdown: "The moment my consciousness begins to return from wherever it fled during my meltdown, I am horrified with what transpired.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

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

Hockey Rules and Other Opinions

Sharing opinions shouldn’t be a privilege, but for autistic people without access to the right communication tools, sharing opinions is not an option. Trevor wants that to change.

found family artwork of three orbs with vaguely human silhouettes against a backdrop of space

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.

Fresh Starts: After the meltdown

Nonspeaker Trevor on the aftermath of an autistic meltdown: "The moment my consciousness begins to return from wherever it fled during my meltdown, I am horrified with what transpired.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

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

Hockey Rules and Other Opinions

Sharing opinions shouldn’t be a privilege, but for autistic people without access to the right communication tools, sharing opinions is not an option. Trevor wants that to change.