Hey Humans Lyric Holmans here, NeuroDivergent Rebel, and this week comes a question I see frequently online: Is Autism a disability? Continue reading Is Autism a Disability, Neurodiversity, and the Social Model of Disability
One of my biggest struggles, as an Autistic Person with Sensory Processing Differences, is often the modern indoor sensory environment (especially places where many humans tend to gather under one roof).
Before I knew I was Autistic, I would find myself in these places, feeling extremely agitated and overwhelmed but not realizing this feeling was sensory overload, and my flight/fight response being triggered. Continue reading The Miracle of Assistive Technology for Auditory Processing Problems in Public
Now many of you are likely thinking to yourselves at this point that ten seconds is not nearly enough time to brush one’s mouth thoroughly, and I will admit that I would have loved to brush longer, but today ten seconds was a victory. Continue reading Toothbrush (Sensory) Nightmare – Autism & Toothbrushing
I am formally diagnosed but will always advocate for Autistic People to be able to self identify, because I understand how much privilege and luck was involved in discovering I was Autistic at the age of 29. Continue reading The Need to Self Identify as NeuroDivergent
A lot of the methods in ABA have been deemed to be too cruel to use on animals for years, but are still being used on human children. Continue reading Too Cruel for Dogs but Okay for Kids? -Behaviorism Gone Wrong
Hey, internet humans, NeuroRebel here, and this week, we’re talking about auditory processing differences, sometimes referred to as auditory processing disorder and what it’s like for your brain not to process the things you’re hearing correctly. So if you’re interested at all in what this is like stay tuned. Continue reading Autism & Auditory Processing – My Autistic Experience
Hi, internet humans, NeuroRebel here, and this week, I’m going to share with you some information about what it’s like to have a lighting sensitivity. If this interests you, please stay tuned. Continue reading Autistic Sensory Processing Differences – Autism & Lighting Sensitivity
I recently was invited onto the BBC’s 1800 Seconds on Autism Podcast This podcast covers What is Auti-Gender? – We ask if autistic people are more gender fluid on @BBCSounds Continue reading BBC’s 1800 Seconds on Autism Podcast – What is Auti-Gender? – Are Autistic People More Gender Fluid
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?
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