Why can my autistic child do complex math problems but can’t remember how to tie his shoes? Autistic people often have very specific strengths and weaknesses.
Monthly Archive: April 2020
Task-oriented vs social-oriented: Is this one of the biggest differences between autistic and neurotypical people?
What is it really like for an autistic person to have a conversation with a neurotypical person who doesn’t understand autistic behavior? It goes a little something like this.
Parents of Autistic Children: Don’t Accidentally Turn Us Into Parrots (The Extreme Importance of Context)
Does your autistic child REALLY understand why they are performing a certain social skill, or are they just parroting you? Learn how to explain neurotypical social skills so we actually understand them.
The Importance of “Listening Noises” in Neurotypical Conversation (And Why Those Noises May Mean the Exact Opposite If an Autistic Person Makes Them)
Have you ever wondered why neurotypical people make strange sounds while you, an autistic person, are speaking? They’re trying to encourage you to keep speaking!
Does it appear like your autistic loved one makes everything about themselves? That’s us trying to CONNECT with you! Find out what’s really going on.
Why do autistic people “zone out” during car rides? Is this why some autistic people get lost more easily than others?
If you become frustrated with your autistic loved one, they will not be able to understand you and will become incredibly anxious and scared. Here’s how to communicate more effectively.