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.
Category: Parent & Child Communication
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!
Suppressing your child’s natural emotions can do serious psychological harm. Whether your child is autistic or neurotypical, redirect emotions instead.
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!
Stimming is a natural part of autistic self-expression and sensory regulation. Stifling stimming can cause severe distress and psychological damage.
Are you thinking of ABA for your autistic child? Please read this article before you enroll them. You may never be able to undo the psychological damage this horrible “therapy” will cause.
A Black Autistic Mother Speaks Candidly About Racism, Intersectionality, and Her Fears and Hopes Around Raising Two Black Autistic Sons
Tiffany Hammond of Fidgets & Fries opens up about what it’s like to be a Black autistic woman raising two Black autistic sons.