Autism & Social Hangovers – My Autistic Experience with Alcohol & Social Anxiety

All right, everybody, so I wanted to share with you this week about something that I personally experienced before I found out I was autistic, and then I noticed it even more once I realized I was Autistic and that is a social hangover. Continue reading Autism & Social Hangovers – My Autistic Experience with Alcohol & Social Anxiety

What is AutiGender? – The Relationship Between Autism & Gender – An Autistic Perspective

According to LGBTA, Wiki, “Autigender or Autism, gender is a neurogender, which can be understood in the context of being Autistic or when one’s Autism greatly affects one’s gender or how one experiences gender.

Autigender is not autism as a gender, but rather is a gender that is so heavily influenced by autism that one’s gendered and autism cannot be on linked.

Not all Autistic people will identify with Autigender, only those whose gender is influenced by them being Autistic.” Continue reading What is AutiGender? – The Relationship Between Autism & Gender – An Autistic Perspective

Luminary Interview – Christa Holmans: Neurodiversity – Everyone Has A Place In The Workplace

I’ve been having a lot of great conversations this year. Here is one of those great conversations with Steve Dailey about including Autistic & Neurodivergent people in the workplace. Continue reading Luminary Interview – Christa Holmans: Neurodiversity – Everyone Has A Place In The Workplace

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!!!!

Tantrum or Autistic Meltdown – How You Can Spot the Difference

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.
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