There is a rumor that autistic people cannot or never give eye contact and that may be true for some autistic people, but that is not always the case. Continue reading Can Autistic People Make Eye Contact?
Last week we talked about self-diagnosis this week, I’m going to share with you some information about my own personal diagnosis journey and what that experience was like for me personally. Continue reading My Late Autism Diagnosis Journey
What a time to be an autistic person who is gender nonconforming on the internet. Huh, right, right? #WeAreNotConfused Continue reading To JKR & TA #WeAreNOTConfused
Hey everybody, this is Christa Holmans, Neurodivergent Rebel here and may is mental health awareness month. And however, you know, autistic mental health can differ from non-autistic mental health for a few reasons. And today I am back with Paul Austin, our resident “NT” and Haley Moss, who is the first openly autistic lawyer in Florida, to digest this issue. Continue reading Autistic Mental Health – Neurodivergent Rebel with Haley Moss & Paul Austin
IQ doesn’t mean that you’re going to be able to get the best job or necessarily be successful in life. Continue reading There are MANY Types of Intelligence – The Problem with IQ
If I am relaxed, I am just moving. It is my natural ebb and flow. Stimming is like breathing. It just happens and trying to be still is like holding my breath. Continue reading Stimming & Autistic Movement – An Autistic Perspective (Live Video Replay w/Transcript & CC)
I don’t want to talk to anybody. I become total recluse. I have no energy. I become basically a zombie, like a hollow shell of myself, and I am just on autopilot. And basically in that burnout stage, I can manage to kind of keep my life coasting along, but I’m really only getting just the bare minimum things of life essentials done and life’s bare minimum. Continue reading What is Autistic Burnout? What CAUSES Autistic Burnout?
The minute I hear a new word, I instantly repeat it back out loud. I often don’t even realize I’ve done this… Continue reading Autistic Speech Patterns – Echolalia, Palilalia, & Verbal Stimming
I was so excited when I found out about stimming because I am a very, very stimmy autistic person and it was really great to learn more about something that has always been a very big part of my life. Continue reading What IS Stimming? – All About Autistic Stimming (with examples & a word about self-harm & stims)
If you like what I do, and would like more, please consider subscribing on Patreon. Transcriptions below paid for by the Patreon Subscribers. I truly appreciate you! Transcript Hi everybody. My name is Christa Holmans, and I’m … Continue reading The PROBLEM with Autism Awareness Month – why Autistic people urge you not to Light Up Blue