Autism Explained – Autism Acceptance & Understanding Events

To celebrate Autism Month, Autism Explained are running a 3-day event featuring autistic speakers from all over the world, including a session from me talking about Identity and Mental Health. Continue reading Autism Explained – Autism Acceptance & Understanding Events

Moving Beyond Awareness, Working Toward Autistic Acceptance, Empowerment, & Inclusion

You see something’s broken (like many of our society’s systems are) and you may even take note of some the problems you have become AWARE of within the faulty system. You are now aware BUT awareness only goes so far. Continue reading Moving Beyond Awareness, Working Toward Autistic Acceptance, Empowerment, & Inclusion

Why Autistic Pride and Empowerment are Important

Although, we talk about autism topics all year long on this channel, because one month is really not enough. Autistic people exist 365 days of the year. And this week we’re talking about why it is important for Autistic people to be able to have a sense of Autistic pride. Continue reading Why Autistic Pride and Empowerment are Important

Authenticity & Gender Expression with Christa Holmans, the NeuroDivergent Rebel - Two Sides of the Spectrum Podcast Episode 22

Authenticity & Gender Expression – Two Sides of the Spectrum Podcast

I was recently invited to share my thoughts on NeuroDivergent and Queer authenticity on the Two Sides of the Spectrum Podcast with Meg Proctor. I hope you will enjoy our conversation on Autism & Gender Expression. Continue reading Authenticity & Gender Expression – Two Sides of the Spectrum Podcast

Why You Should NOT Light Up Blue to Raise Awareness of Autism & Autistic People

Hey everyone, NeuroRebel here. And you may know already that April is a month where a lot of people are going to be talking about autism, some of them may not even be Autistic. This month as we jump into April, I just wanted to start by sharing, from an Autistic perspective, why you should not light up blue to honor and respect Autistic people. Continue reading Why You Should NOT Light Up Blue to Raise Awareness of Autism & Autistic People

Rethinking the Way We Describe Autistic People – From Problems to Possibilities

My childhood best friend reminded me of this, when she shared her thoughts about why, when I disclosed the fact that I was Autistic, she said ” that made everything make sense. – I remember when you were younger and you couldn’t do anything, but now I’ve seen you evolve into a totally new person. Who is able to do just about anything they set their mind to. It’s been wonderful to see you grow and evolve over the years.” Continue reading Rethinking the Way We Describe Autistic People – From Problems to Possibilities