This week, we’re going to talk about five objections to ABA and I have a lot of objections to ABA. So I had to condense them into one video. Continue reading Does ABA Harm Autistic People? – 5 Objections to ABA for Autism
At first meltdowns and tantrums can look alike, especially at first glance, but knowing the difference between a meltdown and a tantrum can help you to respond appropriately to the situation – by showing compassion and support to someone who is struggling.
Continue reading Tantrum or Autistic Meltdown – How You Can Spot the Difference
We’ve got a long history of missteps when it comes to autism and gender. For example, the original model of autism is based very specifically on a very narrow definition of straight, cis, white, male autistic children. Continue reading Does Autism Present Differently in Women & Girls? What about Non-Binary Autistic People?
Can gas lighting be unintentional or can things that are unintentional have the same impact as gaslighting? Continue reading Societal Gaslighting – Can Gaslighting Be Unintentional?
I’ve always been autistic, but I didn’t personally know I was autistic until I was 29 years old, almost 30, because my diagnosis was missed for a very large chunk of my life. Continue reading Could YOU Be Autistic & Not Know?
Autism, autistic, on the spectrum, Asperger’s what does it all mean? Continue reading Autism, With Autism, On the Spectrum – Oh My!
We will talk about learning to read at age 1.5, late diagnosis, why being diagnosed is a huge privilege that many may never experience, the connection between being Autistic and gender-nonconforming, and MORE! Continue reading The Ben and J Show – Featuring Christa Holmans the Neurodivergent Rebel
Topics YOU requested:
The idea that trauma and autism are so hard to distinguish because society doesn’t make untraumatised Autistics.
The problems with how Autistic people are diagnosed/the limitations of the medical model.
What healthy boundaries are and how to keep them kindly.
Late diagnosis and moving forward after discovering you are Autistic late in life.
Overcoming internalized ableism and loving your Autistic self.
Advocating for your needs as an Autistic Person.
Continue reading Autism & Neurodiversity Chat – Are All Autistic People Traumatized? – Problems with the Medical Model
Anyone ever said to you, “don’t worry. If they’re hungry, they will eat”? This week, we’re going to talk about why that is not necessarily true with autistic and neurodivergent kids, especially if they have sensory issues, like many of us do. Continue reading Autism & Food Issues – Autistic Sensory Related Food Aversion
Hey guys. So this week I saw a question on my YouTube video, “How can you teach or help an autistic child to speak?” and so this week I wanted to dive a little bit more deeply into that question. – @NeuroRebel Continue reading Teaching Autistic Kids How to Speak (Autism & Communication)