Why doesn’t my autistic loved one recognize me? Learn more about face blindness and how you can help.
Category: Common Misconceptions
As an autistic person, I felt like my entire life was about playing “beat the clock” so I could finally have the breakdown I always knew was coming.
Does your autistic loved one tend to overshare or overexplain? We don’t mean to come off as desperate or creepy, we just connect differently.
I have to actively concentrate to make facial expressions, and it can be exhausting. If your autistic loved one appears to have a “blank face”, read this!
I Need an Emotional Connection To Why Something Is Considered Socially Wrong To Understand It and Remember To Stop Doing It (an Autistic Perspective)
As an autistic person, I need help understanding what I’ve done “socially wrong” in order to make an emotional connection and stop upsetting you.
“Today, autism won.” Not exactly. Being autistic is a neurology that has its own language and customs that you can learn and avoid meltdowns!
Does your autistic loved one speak in analogies? I do! And I mean no offense by it. In fact, it’s how I communicate, clarify, and connect with others.
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.