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
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
Hey everyone, NeuroRebel here and this week, we’re going to talk about visual thinking – the good, the bad, the ugly, how this impacts communication. Continue reading Autism, Visual Thinking, & Communication – An Autistic Perspective
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.
Continue reading Tantrum or Autistic Meltdown – How You Can Spot the Difference
Topics YOU requested:
The idea that trauma and autism are so hard to distinguish because society doesn’t make untraumatised Autistics.
The problems with how Autistic people are diagnosed/the limitations of the medical model.
What healthy boundaries are and how to keep them kindly.
Late diagnosis and moving forward after discovering you are Autistic late in life.
Overcoming internalized ableism and loving your Autistic self.
Advocating for your needs as an Autistic Person.
Continue reading Autism & Neurodiversity Chat – Are All Autistic People Traumatized? – Problems with the Medical Model