Why does your autistic loved one blurt out words at the most inopportune times? We don’t see it that way. We’re not rude, we’re trying not to forget!
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Why Your Autistic Loved One Stares at You or Paces When You’re Talking to Someone Else (or Otherwise Busy)
Does your autistic loved one stare at you when you’re busy or talking to someone else? Here’s why!
Why Your Autistic Loved One Understands You Better When You’re Having a Wits’-End Emotional Outburst
Why do autistic people seem to better understand neurotypical feelings when neurotypical people are at their wits’ end? The answer is going to shock you!
I may look calm on the outside, but on the inside, I’m feeling very anxious. Learn why a blank face on an autistic person may be a sign of anxiety.
“Why Are You Saying This Out of Nowhere?” – A Short Script for Autistic People to Decrease Misunderstandings
“Why are you saying this out of nowhere?” This script is something autistic people can use when a conversation goes wrong.
Attention Adult Autistics: Attacking Well-Intentioned Neurotypical Parents Who Come to Us for Advice Harms Neurodivergent Children
Being rude to neurotypical parents who come to actually autistic advocates for advice only makes things worse for their autistic children. Please stop.
What does selective mutism or going non-verbal look like for an autistic person? This mom gives a powerful analogy to help clear up scary misunderstandings.
Autistic people aren’t selfish, we just process the world differently. Learn about survival mode and how autistic people experience the world.
Autistic people are not selfish, we just speak a different neurological language. Allow me to translate.
Autistic people are literal. It’s just the way our brains are wired. We’re not winding you up or messing with you when we do exactly what you tell us.
When an autistic person asks a question, we are looking for an answer. That’s it. There is no other reason. Please understand this.