Is your autistic child really guilty of whatever it is they’re confessing to? Maybe not. We may not understand what we are admitting to at all, and that can do serious damage to our reputation and mental health.
Monthly Archive: May 2020
Do you get an unexpected response when you ask your autistic loved one why they’re feeling a certain way? Probably because that’s not what they’re feeling at all!
“I don’t know.” If you hear that answer a LOT from the autistic person in your life, you definitely need to read this post. When I was younger, especially when I was a child,...
Autistic people are especially vulnerable to gaslighting and being taken advantage of.
Just because something is easy for you doesn’t mean it’s easy for someone else, especially if that person is on the spectrum.
Why do I have to be sobbing for my autistic loved one to understand I’m upset? Because you’re not speaking our language. Let me show you how!
Your autistic partner says something you find offensive, you confront them, they have a meltdown. Now what? Here’s why this common miscommunication happens.