“I didn’t do it!!” Even if you saw him do it, your autistic child didn’t do it. Here’s what I mean.
Jaime A. Heidel - The Articulate Autistic Blog
An Autistic Meltdown Is Not a Tantrum – How to Spot the Difference and Avoid Further Traumatizing Your Loved One
An autistic meltdown is not the same as a tantrum, and mistaking them for each other can cause serious and lasting psychological harm to your loved one!
“Why are autistic people so rude and blunt?” We don’t mean any offense, we just call things as we see them! Discover your autistic loved one’s intentions.
Do you have trouble getting your autistic child to follow rules? You may be surprised at what’s actually happening. They need context!
Why doesn’t my autistic loved one recognize me? Learn more about face blindness and how you can help.
As an autistic person, I felt like my entire life was about playing “beat the clock” so I could finally have the breakdown I always knew was coming.
Does your autistic loved one tend to overshare or overexplain? We don’t mean to come off as desperate or creepy, we just connect differently.
Mindfulness practice has been said to relieve anxiety, but does it work for autistic people? Here’s why mindfulness practice can worsen autistic anxiety.
I have to actively concentrate to make facial expressions, and it can be exhausting. If your autistic loved one appears to have a “blank face”, read this!
I Need an Emotional Connection To Why Something Is Considered Socially Wrong To Understand It and Remember To Stop Doing It (an Autistic Perspective)
As an autistic person, I need help understanding what I’ve done “socially wrong” in order to make an emotional connection and stop upsetting you.