Eye contact is painful for autistic people, but it feels comforting and respectful for neurotypical people!
Category: Understanding Neurotypicals
Understanding how neurotypicals use the word “why” differently than autistic people can help mitigate chronic misunderstandings.
As an autistic person, do you have trouble understanding neurotypicals? This series aims to help you understand your neurotypical loved one!
When a Cactus Meets a Rose – Why Autistic/Neurotypical Friendships Often Fail (And How to Prevent It)
Inter-neurotype friendships between autistic and neurotypical people can be a challenge, especially if you’re a rose and they’re a cactus.
Does the fact that neurotypical people engage in small talk mean they are shallow? As an autistic person, I used to think this. I don’t anymore. Here’s why they do it.
The Importance of “Listening Noises” in Neurotypical Conversation (And Why Those Noises May Mean the Exact Opposite If an Autistic Person Makes Them)
Have you ever wondered why neurotypical people make strange sounds while you, an autistic person, are speaking? They’re trying to encourage you to keep speaking!