late diagnosis

Image of a lighthouse in a storm about to be covered by a wave. Image is a metaphor for how an autistic person with autism may feel during a meltdown

My Problem with Autistic Meltdowns

Autistic meltdowns are an inevitable and necessary part of our lives. When they become part of the shame-rage cycle, we start to see problems.

Autism and Meltdowns: One Autistic Woman’s Journey

Lauren Melissa had no idea what was happening to her when she would dissolve into rage, confusion, or even blacking out. Once she was finally diagnosed as autistic, she had the self-knowledge to take control.

15 months, Half a Century

This experience of late diagnosis for one man who, at nearly 50 years old, finally had an answer. This piece will make you laugh, and maybe cry, and ultimately want to cheer for this unforgettable journey to self-knowledge.

Confessions Of An Anxiety Junkie

To cope with the increasingly more complicated demands of adult life, Johnny Profane has relied on the adrenaline rush of fear and anxiety to push him into action and get his mind in gear.

Be Yourself: How Do You Do It?

Be yourself… What does that mean? How do you know when you are not yourself? What are the steps you can take to be yourself?

A Pastor’s Secret

For thirty years, an autistic woman wondered why she was so different from those around her. She realized that her calling was inextricable from why.

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