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On Autistics and Substance Use During Lockdown

If you’re finding lockdown and quarantine are contributing to an increase in your use of drugs, alcohol, or other unhealthy coping mechanisms, these steps might help you to find some healthier ways to navigate difficult times.

Advice for Raising NeuroDivergent Children

Here’s how to stop engaging your autistic child in fruitless power struggles and how to engage their natural desire to help others for a better, more peaceful relationship.

What’s in a Word: Asperger’s and the APA

Few words in behavioral science come with more controversy and contention than Asperger’s. This series focuses on the word, Asperger’s, and the many antagonists to

A Life Illuminated

My name is Hugh Willis. I am autistic. Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance

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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