Hey everyone. NeuroRebel here. This week is a listener requested topic.
You ask, “What was it like growing up undiscovered, undiagnosed, not knowing that you are Autistic or Neurodivergent?”
Not knowing that I was Autistic, had a very big impact on my life and my experience growing up. I was very aware that I was different, but I didn’t have the vocabulary or an explanation for why or what made me different.
This week, I’m going to share my experience. If you’d like to know a little bit more, please stay tuned. Continue reading You Asked: What Was it Like Growing up Not Knowing You Were Autistic?
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
hyperlexia is defined by verywellfamily.com as a syndrome characterized by an intense fascination with letters or numbers and an advanced reading ability. Continue reading Autistic Kids Reading Early – Autism & Hyperlexia
The first thing that I think all autistic kids need, would be loving, caring, encouraging and supportive parents who are willing to help their kids learn to do what they’re good at and encourage them to do the things that they love and that bring them joy. Continue reading What Autistic Kids Need From an Autistic Adult
I was honored to be invited into the #TakeTheMaskOff conversation on Facebook earlier this week. Our one hour long live video inspired the video below. This week I talk about my personal experience with autistic masking – sometimes referred to … Continue reading An Autistic Perspective – What is Autistic Masking? #TakeTheMaskOff
This week I reflect on self-esteem, how my life’s been thought out its ups and downs. Continue reading On the Matter of Self-Esteem
I love reading and I owe it all to the adults who took the time to read me bedtime stories. So I do this video in my unicorn onesie. Continue reading Bedtime Stories – In My Pajamas
I remember the teacher’s anger when I didn’t read my paragraph. I remember reading the words in my mind, screaming the words in my head, then begging the words to come out of my mouth. Nothing. I knew the words but couldn’t say them. I remember being sent out of class for refusing to participate in the activity and I remember being ashamed. Continue reading A Long Love of Reading
A friend once said to me that she remembered that I “wasn’t good at anything” when we were kids. This week I talk about what’s changed over the years. Continue reading Zero to My Own Hero – The Evolution of Me
In last week’s video I spoke about my experience with bullies. Some viewers commented on online bullies, inspiring this video talking about internet bullying and not taking things personally. Continue reading Let’s Talk About Internet Bullies