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: Trauma & PTSD
Autistic people are not behaving in a certain way to get attention from neurotypical people. We are simply being ourselves and living our lives.
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!
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.
Autistic People Don’t “Get Used to” Sensory Triggers We Are Forced to Endure, We Disassociate From Them
Does “training” an autistic person to endure sensory triggers make them easier to endure? No. It forces the autistic person to do the only thing they can to survive: Disassociate their entire lives.
“Teasing”, a bonding experience for neurotypicals that can be confusing and traumatizing for their autistic counterparts.
“I don’t know.” If you hear that answer a LOT from the autistic person in your life, you definitely need to read this post. When I was younger, especially when I was a child,...
Autistic people are especially vulnerable to gaslighting and being taken advantage of.