Autism & Insomnia – Why do Some Autistic People Struggle with Sleep?

Unfortunately, it is common knowledge that many Autistic children and adults struggle with sleep problems. This can be hard for parents, who need sleep but have children who seem to be filled with infinite energy, and may not sleep through the night. Continue reading Autism & Insomnia – Why do Some Autistic People Struggle with Sleep?

Neurodiversity in the Workplace, Autistic Burnout, Supporting Gender Diverse Youth

This was an EPIC session! We talked about autistic burnout, autistic accommodations at work, my business Neurodivergent Consulting, how we can support our LGBTQIA+ loved ones, my upcoming book, and SO much more! Continue reading Neurodiversity in the Workplace, Autistic Burnout, Supporting Gender Diverse Youth

Moojag and the Auticode Secret – Book Review

I received an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, and didn’t get to read the book until months later because of bad timing on my end. I don’t normally read a lot of fiction, but this book was fantastic and WELL worth the wait. I really wish I would have read it sooner but then I might not have had the opportunity to have listened to the book on Audible – which was WONDERFULLY acted and played out. Delightfully strange, a page turner for sure. I listened to the entire audio book in one sitting. … Continue reading Moojag and the Auticode Secret – Book Review

Autism & Gender Diversity with Autism Career Pathways

I recently was invited by Autism Career Pathways to have a discussion on the intersectionality between being Autistic/Neurodivergent and LGBTQIA. Continue reading Autism & Gender Diversity with Autism Career Pathways

Setting and Maintaining Boundaries when You are Autistic or Neurodivergent

When I first discovered I was Autistic at the age of 29, it was because I was going through Autistic burnout and that’s because I was in a perpetual state of burning myself out because I didn’t know I was Autistic and I didn’t know how to establish healthy boundaries with the neuro-typical people around me that kept insisting I didn’t really need the things I was saying I needed. Continue reading Setting and Maintaining Boundaries when You are Autistic or Neurodivergent

Introducing NeuroTaboo!!!!

Hey everyone, I’m REALLY excited to announce this collaboration with Jude Morrow from NTI (Neurodiversity Training International).

Starting in January Jude and I – two neurodivergent people – will be discussing taboo topics from the neurodivergent perspective. Continue reading Introducing NeuroTaboo!!!!

The Ben and J Show – Featuring Christa Holmans the Neurodivergent Rebel

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

Autism & Food Issues – Autistic Sensory Related Food Aversion

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

Teaching Autistic Kids How to Speak (Autism & Communication)

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)