When people who have little experience with mental illness hear the term ‘complex PTSD’, their minds automatically conjure images of sustained physical abuse or one major traumatic life event that permanently altered one’s nervous...
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5 Things Your Autistic Loved One Has to Consciously Focus On During Social Interactions (That Your Neurotypical Brain Does Automatically)
If your autistic loved one has difficulty with social situations, their brain may have to manually filter out info your NT brain does automatically.
Is your autistic loved one purposefully not reciprocating in conversations with you, or is something getting lost in translation?
Does your autistic loved one seem anxious and irritable in the kitchen? They may need to cook alone to concentrate!
Autistic people are often mistaken as “rude” or “selfish” because we don’t socialize as often as our neurotypical counterparts. Here are some reasons why.
If you have an autistic person in your life, learn how to better communicate with them and improve your relationship.
Why is your non-verbal autistic loved one so upset? Here are 15 things that bother autistic people that most neurotypical people don’t notice.
Neurotypical people often misunderstand autistic people and attach hidden social meaning to our traits where there is none.
You may think you’re being nice, but you’re actually hurting your autistic loved one. Here’s why.