If you were a child and you were getting scolded and you got in trouble for having meltdowns you may have learned to turn all that in on yourself and learn to shut down instead of melting down. Continue reading Autism & Shutdowns – How They Differ from Autistic Meltdowns
There’s a rumor that autistic people don’t use or cannot understand sarcasm. And I will admit sometimes I do get confused pick up on when people are using sarcasm with me. Continue reading Can Autistic People Understand Sarcasm?
I’m THRILLED to announce that I will be speaking at the. 2020 Autism Explained Online Summit! This is a week-long event to educate and empower. 25 Expert Talks Over 5 days with 75% Actually Autistic Speakers. Get your FREE TICKET NOW! Continue reading 2020 Autism Explained Online Summit – FREE TICKET
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?
NeuroRebel here and this week, a lot of you have been asking about the recent study that came out, talking about how transgender people are six times more likely to also be autistic. So this week I’m going to talk about that study a little bit and share some of my own thoughts and perspective.
Continue reading Are Transgender & Gender Diverse People More Likely to Be Autistic?
hyperlexia is defined by verywellfamily.com as a syndrome characterized by an intense fascination with letters or numbers and an advanced reading ability. Continue reading Autistic Kids Reading Early – Autism & Hyperlexia
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
So this week we’re going to talk about that. I want to highlight why so many autistic people feel that self-diagnosis is valid and it is, was also the very first step for many autistic people before they seek out an official diagnosis. Continue reading Autism & Self Diagnosis
I saw a protest sign recently that said, “Racism is as American as Baseball” – its true, and THIS is NOT okay. Continue reading Racism in America – An Autistic Perspective – “THIS is Not Okay!”
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