Let’s talk about how we can start to take off the mask. Continue reading #TakeTheMaskOff – Coping Strategies Taking Off The Mask
My diagnosis was like a light, illuminating parts of me that I’d hidden in the darkness. #TakeTheMaskOff Continue reading #TakeTheMaskOff Diagnosis/Self awareness – How does it impact masking?
#AutisticMythBusters – An #ActuallyAutistic Perspective on Eye Contact #Autism #TakeTheMaskOff
#ActuallyAutistic #Autism #Neurodiversity Continue reading #AutisticMythBusters – An Autistic Perspective on Eye Contact – #TakeTheMaskOff
I’m a chameleon, an expert masker. I can be fun and playful, or serious and attentive. I can sit still, with proper posture, and give the impression of eye contact. There are many masks, many characters that all require varying skill levels to pull off. Some costumes are more elaborate than others. Continue reading An Autistic Perspective #TakeTheMaskOff – Masking, Mental Health, & Burnout
A few thoughts on communications styles. Do you find yourself needing to adapt your own communication in order to accommodate other people’s communication styles? Continue reading An Autistic Perspective – Communication Styles
Why #TakeTheMaskOff is Important and why the campaign matters to me. Continue reading Why #TakeTheMaskOff is Important