Neurotypical people often misunderstand autistic people and attach hidden social meaning to our traits where there is none.
Category: Autistic Characteristics
Meltdowns are a common occurrence in autistic people. Here’s what to do (and what not to do) when your autistic loved one is melting down.
Does your autistic child destroy the house? Here’s why, and what you can do to prevent it without causing emotional harm.
“My autistic child makes me miserable” is a very popular search on Google. Let me help you understand why (and what to do to make things better).
Are you embarrassed of your autistic child’s behavior in public? You’re not alone. Here’s how to deal with those feelings without harming your child.
You may think you’re being nice, but you’re actually hurting your autistic loved one. Here’s why.
I’m autistic, and I had sex because I thought the social expectation was that I had to. How to teach your autistic loved ones about sex.
As an autistic person, having bodily needs not only gets on my nerves, it sometimes can cause emotional instability and meltdowns. Can you relate?
Recess, Snacks, and Bathroom Breaks Are Not “Privileges” to Take Away From Autistic Kids Until They Perform to Your Liking
Denying an autistic child recess, snacks, and bathroom breaks is not teaching, it’s torture.
When a Cactus Meets a Rose – Why Autistic/Neurotypical Friendships Often Fail (And How to Prevent It)
Inter-neurotype friendships between autistic and neurotypical people can be a challenge, especially if you’re a rose and they’re a cactus.