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Autistic Body Language

My different sensory, social and physical experiences don’t prevent me from empathizing. In fact, I am skilled at building rapport, seeing things from different perspectives, and connecting with people.

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How to Play with Your Autistic Child

Many therapists who work with autistic children attempt to control or manipulate how autistic children play, deeming it inappropriate. We disagree and recommend a different approach.

The View from Here – On Stimming

Ashna and William, no speaking autistic teens, discuss their thoughts on stimming. If everyone stomach, why is it only called stimming when autistic people do it?

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The Long Term Impact of Bullying

Mike Wise talks about his experience as being fully autistic but before anyone who was speaking could be diagnosed that way. Bullying was treated as a rite of passage and empowered, even by his teachers.

7 Cool Aspects of Autistic Culture

There are some really cool things about autistic culture like our common love of samefoods, special interests (SpIns) and infodumps, stims, sensory hell, hand flapping, autigender, and our autism cousins.

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