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This image is for nonspeaking autistic author Ben Breaux's review of the film, The Reason I jump. The image features six photos from the film of the different autistic characters in the movie

REVIEW: The Reason I Jump – An Unusual Film With a Very Important Message

Ben Breaux, nonspeaking autistic advocate and author, reviewed the award-winning film, The Reason I Jump, an adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s best-selling memoir of the same title. Breaux interviewed several members of the cast and crew to pen this critically-important and profoundly-insightful analysis of the film.

She was easily startled by loud noises.

Sophia Blanchard was a pioneer in air traffic as an engineering balloonist. She also was scared of loud noises and went periods of time without speaking.

Book Review: Being Autistic

Title: Being Autistic: Nine adults share their journeys from discovery to diagnosis Edited By: Caroline Hearst Notable Selection: The Ground Under My Feet Disclosure: I

The Crossroads of Being Autistic and Queer

Being autistic and nonbinary gives me a unique experience. I don’t think I would’ve pushed against gender norms so much, if I wasn’t autistic.

Book Review: How Can I Talk if My Lips Don’t Move?

A frustrating myth that persists about autism is the notion that those who cannot verbalize their thoughts have none.  Simply stating it in this article is enough to make most people cock a skeptical eyebrow, Yet the idea hounds autistic folks, fueling ignorant assumptions about functioning and intellect.

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Autism and Gender

Grasping the unique relationship between autistic people and their genders is an essential component of understanding the autistic experience.

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