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.
Category: Dating & Relationships
“Why Are You Saying This Out of Nowhere?” – A Short Script for Autistic People to Decrease Misunderstandings
“Why are you saying this out of nowhere?” This script is something autistic people can use when a conversation goes wrong.
Autistic people aren’t selfish, we just process the world differently. Learn about survival mode and how autistic people experience the world.
Autistic people are literal. It’s just the way our brains are wired. We’re not winding you up or messing with you when we do exactly what you tell us.
“So, You Don’t Know Right From Wrong?” – A Common Misconception About Social vs Moral Awareness Among Autistic People
Do autistic people have trouble telling right from wrong? Socially, yes. Morally, no. This common misconception can cause a lot of misunderstandings.
You may think you’re being blunt and direct with your autistic loved one, but you might not be. Your last straw is often our first clue that something is wrong.
Why does your autistic loved one blurt out words at the most inopportune times? We don’t see it that way. We’re not rude, we’re trying not to forget!
Why do autistic and neurotypical people confuse each other so much when trying to interact? Because we are speaking two different social languages, and neither of them are wrong!