David & Lyric Rivera talk about Autistic Differences – Food Sensitivities and Friendships
This is Pt 8 (the final part) of the interview with David. Stay tuned for a NEW interview next week!!!!
Continue reading AskingAutistics – David & Lyric Rivera – Autistic Differences – Food Sensitivities and Friendships
Lyric and David answer: How is RV life different from non-RV life, for you, and possibly other ND folks?
This is Pt 5 of the interview with David. Stay tuned for pt 6 next week. Continue reading AskingAutistics – David Rivera – Autism, NeuroDivergence, & RV Life
I’ve been thinking about the direction. I want NeuroDivergent Rebel to go in the new year, and I’ve built up with the help of all of you, this platform that I think is really awesome, but I think it has the potential to be even more awesome. And as many of you know, the reason I started asking autistic is because I never want my voice to be the only voice that’s heard on this platform.
So I ask a lot of questions, hoping that many of you will share your experiences as well. And in the new year, I’m hoping to start interviewing other NeuroDivergent voices in the community. Continue reading AskingAutistics – David Rivera pt 1 – Autism, Echolalia, and Mimicry
There are a lot of obstacles that Autistic and NeuroDivergent People face, from sensory challenges, communication challenges, and misunderstandings with NeuroTypical people, and sometimes even other Autistic and NeuroDivergent People. There’s also the challenge of not having people respect and understand the way you process information.
With all of these obstacles that NeuroDivergent People face in the world, for many of us, one of the biggest obstacles that we can face, unfortunately, is often going to be the attitudes that other people have about NeuroDivergent People and NeuroDivergent traits.
Continue reading Society’s Attitudes Towards Autistic and Other NeuroDivergent People Can Be Deadly
According to understood dot com: executive functioning is a set of mental skills that includes working memory, flexible thinking, and self-control. We use these skills every day to learn work and manage daily life. Trouble with executive functioning can make it hard to focus, follow directions, and handle emotions among other things. Continue reading Executive Functioning Differences and NeuroDivergent People – My Autistic ADHD Experience
Something that we tend to agree upon, when talking about Autistic burnout, is that it is the result from having to force ourselves into a society that wasn’t designed to take our needs and considerations into account, whether that is our sensory processing differences, our differences in the ways our bodies move and the ways we communicate. Continue reading Autism and Burnout – My Experience With Autistic Burnout
I feel my emotions very intensely, and because of that intense internal emotional experience, sometimes that results in me having a very intense outward emotional expression, that can be seen by other people around me. Continue reading NeuroDivergent Emotional Differences – My AutDHD (Autistic ADHD) Perspective