Many Autistic people have clinically elevated levels of anxiety or at least one anxiety disorder – OCD, GAD, Social Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, or other Specific Phobia. Continue reading Autism & Mental Health – Do ALL Autistic People Have Anxiety?
Hey everyone, NeuroRebel here, and there are a lot of things you should know about Autistic people, but I’ve narrowed it down for you. So stay tuned. Continue reading Correcting Common Autism Myths – 10 Facts about Autistic People
These are things people don’t want to talk about with regards to Autistic people, and it’s unfortunate because people are often infantilizing us and saying, “Oh no, they’re Autistic. They couldn’t possibly be interested in sex. They couldn’t possibly want to have sex.” This can be very harmful for a lot of reasons.
One big reason being that Autistic and neurodivergent young people may not get proper sex education. Continue reading Do Autistic People Have Sex – The Truth About Autism & Sex
Sensory Diet? What’s that? Well believe it or not, this week we are NOT talking about nutrition and eating healthier. Continue reading Autism & Sensory Diets for Sensory Regulation – An Autistic Perspective
Hello, internet humans, NeuroRebel here, and you may know, or have noticed, that I live in an RV and this week I want to talk about why this has been great for me as an Autistic or Neurodivergent human being. So if you’re at all interested in a little bit about my RV life, stay tuned. Continue reading Autism & RV Life – My Autistic Experience Living in a Small Space
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?
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
Hey everybody, NeuroRebel here, and today we’re talking about sensory protective gear. Continue reading Autistic Sensory Protection – Gear for Sensory Processing Differences
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
Autistic masking is when Autistic people consciously or subconsciously mask their Autistic traits in order to blend in or appear to be neurotypical.
Continue reading Camouflaging Autism – What is Autistic Masking?