Blog Posts

Posts for Parents of Autistic Kids:

A Guide to Understanding Your Autistic Child (<– start here!)

Anxiety Looks Like Anger (also applies to autistic adults)

The Spoiled Brat Stereotype and Autistic Children

Neurotypicals: Listen to Our Words, Not Our Tone

Alexithymia and Interoception (also applies to autistic adults)  

How the Golden Rule Harms Autistic People (also applies to autistic adults)

 Literalness, Uncertainty, and Perfectionism (also applies to autistic adults)

Autistic Anxiety

Dear Autistic Kid, on school and isolation (also applies to autistic adults)

Dear Autistic Kid, on meltdowns and shame (also applies to autistic adults)

Dear Autistic Kid, on being at home

Autistic Toddlers and Parent Expectations

Masking, Late-diagnosis, and Mental Health:

Autistic Masking, Late Diagnosis, and Dissociation: The Toll It Takes on Autistic Mental Health

Adult Misdiagnosis – The Default Path to an Autistic Identity

Autistic Burnout, “Regression,” and Identity Crisis – #TaketheMaskOff Week 4

Accepting my Autistic Self – #TakeTheMaskOff

Talking Yourself Up in a Neurotypical World

Autistic Anxiety

The Spoiled Brat Stereotype and Autistic Children

Disclosure, Jobs, Networking

The Neurotypical Autism Diagnosis

Dear Autistic Kid, on meltdowns and shame

Autistic (and Neurotypical Lack Of) Effort

Sensory Differences and Emotional Regulation:

How Autistic People Hear the World: auditory chaos and the search for silence

All About Auditory Sensitivity

Alexithymia and Interoception

Anxiety Looks Like Anger

“Sensitivities”

“Pay Attention!”

  

Neurotypical Misunderstandings of Autistic People:

Neurotypicals: Listen to Our Words, Not Our Tone

Facial Expressions and Intent

Neurotypical Worry

How the Golden Rule Harms Autistic People

Autistic (and Neurotypical Lack Of) Effort

“Theory of Mind”

“Just Be Yourself” – #TaketheMaskOff

Disclosure, Jobs, Networking

“Pay Attention!”

“Why Are You Crying?”

  

Autistic Joy and Validation:

Talking Yourself Up in a Neurotypical World

Online Communities, Happy Autistic Stories

Leadership Skills

AutCollab Mosaic

  

Autism, Healthcare, and Disability

Adult Misdiagnosis – The Default Path to an Autistic Identity

The Neurotypical Autism Diagnosis

Doctors Visits and Judgment

Update: Doctors Visits and (lack of) Judgment

Schools Don’t Care About Disabled Students

Representations in Media

Review: The Rosie Result

Autistic Horror Tropes – #BoycottProdigy

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