When people who have little experience with mental illness hear the term ‘complex PTSD’, their minds automatically conjure images of sustained physical abuse or one major traumatic life event that permanently altered one’s nervous...
Category: Common Misconceptions
You may think your autistic loved one is ignoring your feelings, but what’s really happening is that they cannot read your body language!
5 Things Your Autistic Loved One Has to Consciously Focus On During Social Interactions (That Your Neurotypical Brain Does Automatically)
If your autistic loved one has difficulty with social situations, their brain may have to manually filter out info your NT brain does automatically.
Is your autistic loved one purposefully not reciprocating in conversations with you, or is something getting lost in translation?
“Why can’t my autistic child find things?” If your autistic loved one is having trouble finding things, they’re not pretending, they need support.
Why do autistic people overdo projects? Why do autistic people slack off? Why do they do both? Confused? Learn what’s really going on!
Science has proven that exposure therapy for autistic sensory sensitivities does not work (and it causes emotional harm).
Autistic people are often mistaken as “rude” or “selfish” because we don’t socialize as often as our neurotypical counterparts. Here are some reasons why.
If you have an autistic person in your life, learn how to better communicate with them and improve your relationship.