“Today, autism won.” Not exactly. Being autistic is a neurology that has its own language and customs that you can learn and avoid meltdowns!
Category: Parent & Child Communication
ABA for autistic children can cause serious emotional damage. The Montessori Method may be the ideal learning alternative!
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!
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.
“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.
What does selective mutism or going non-verbal look like for an autistic person? This mom gives a powerful analogy to help clear up scary misunderstandings.
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.
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!