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.
Tagged: understanding my autistic loved one
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.
“I didn’t do it!!” Even if you saw him do it, your autistic child didn’t do it. Here’s what I mean.
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!
Does your autistic loved one speak in analogies? I do! And I mean no offense by it. In fact, it’s how I communicate, clarify, and connect with others.
“Why Are You Saying This Out of Nowhere?” – A Short Script for Autistic People to Decrease Misunderstandings
“Why are you saying this out of nowhere?” This script is something autistic people can use when a conversation goes wrong.
When an autistic person asks a question, we are looking for an answer. That’s it. There is no other reason. Please understand this.