Despite what is represented in media, Autistic People don’t vanish at the age of 18, and we don’t become “less Autistic” as we age either. Continue reading Autism Doesn’t End at 18 – What Happens when Autistic Adults Age?
I was almost 30 when I found out I was Autistic. The diagnosis, presented to me in the fall of 2016, became a guiding light in my life, illuminating and clearing confusion that I’d been living in. Continue reading Autism isn’t Something I Take “With Me” it IS Me – I AM Autistic
Learning I’m Autistic, and making the choice to learn who the most authentic version of myself could be is the reason I discovered I’m nonbinary.
Continue reading NeuroDivergent NonBinary NeuroQueering NeuroAdventures
Many Autistic People have co-occurring health conditions, in addition to Autism. I am no exception. When I became burned out, these conditions flared, leading to my diagnosis at the age of 29.
Continue reading Autistic Burnout Saved My Life & Is HOW I learned that I’m Autistic
The missing generation is Autistic/NeuroDivergent adults, typically growing up in the 1990’s (or earlier) who were missed, not discovered to be NeuroDivergent as children. Continue reading The Missing Generations of Autistic People
Unfortunately, though I was excited to share this new, life-affirming information with others, MOST of the people in my life were NOT as enthusiastic, as my friend had been, when I attempted to share my Autism diagnosis with them. Continue reading Autism, Understanding, Rebirth, Disclosures, Loss, & Love
I’m Autistic, but I didn’t know this fact about myself for the first 29 years of my life. This not knowing had a huge, mostly negative, impact on my life. Finding out the truth about myself, a few months shy of my 30th birthday, was life changing to say the least. Continue reading Who IS Lyric Rivera – the NeuroDivergent Rebel?
David & Lyric Rivera talk about Autistic Differences – Food Sensitivities and Friendships
This is Pt 8 (the final part) of the interview with David. Stay tuned for a NEW interview next week!!!!
Continue reading AskingAutistics – David & Lyric Rivera – Autistic Differences – Food Sensitivities and Friendships
David answers: What’s hard and How do you stay so positive?
This is Pt 7 of the interview with David. Stay tuned for pt 8 next week.
Continue reading AskingAutistics – David Rivera – What’s hard and How do you stay so positive?
Patreon and other monetary subscribers had access to this video on January 10, 2023. The video’s public release will be February 8, 2023.
This is Pt 6 of the interview with David. Stay tuned for pt 7 next week. Continue reading AskingAutistics – David Rivera – What’s David into? (Photography and Corrupt Government Systems)