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On Autism and Adolescence: An Open Letter to My High School Classmates

I am autistic. The teen years are rough on everyone—there’s no question about it. Surviving them when you live with undiagnosed ASD and co-occurring, untreated major depression… well, speaking from personal experience, that counts as a special brand of hell.

How Can Autism Affect Your Health?

Many barriers exist that keep autistic people from maintaining their health and self care best practices, and this can have catastrophic effects on autistic individuals.

Family Response to Autism Diagnosis

Eventually I spoke to my mum about it. Well…I never really discussed it, I simply said that I received the diagnosis. I wanted to explain

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