Part of my autistic experience is being addicted to knowledge. If I’m interested in something, it is all I think about. My brain is sometimes impossible to turn off. When harnessed correctly, this attribute is what managers often like most about me. When I was a young adult, managing fast food was what I wanted to do more than anything else. I was hungry for all the training I could get. Continue reading An Autistic Entering the Workforce (Book Preview)
I spend a lot of time talking about being out and proud and not hiding who you are, and trying not to hold in stims, and take the mask off and all that good stuff, but I haven’t always been in this place. This has been a journey and before I was diagnosed autistic, my experience was very different. Continue reading Secret Stims – Can Autistic People Hide Their Stimming? – an Autistic Perspective
A few thoughts on communications styles. Do you find yourself needing to adapt your own communication in order to accommodate other people’s communication styles? Continue reading An Autistic Perspective – Communication Styles
It was a true honor to be able to have such an important conversation with some amazing #actuallyautistic advocates. This summer we want to encourage autistic people everywhere to talk about how masking impacts their lives using the tag #TakeTheMaskOff … Continue reading Talking About Autism and Masking – #TakeTheMaskOff
Autistic Pride – because being autistic is nothing to be ashamed of.
This week’s topic gets personal. I share personal details about my relationship with gender. Continue reading An Autistic Perspective on Gender – My Personal Experience
Neurodivergent Consulting – working to create truly inclusive spaces for EVERYONE. Continue reading NeurodivergentConsulting.org
What is Stimming? – this week’s video is on the much requested topic of autistic stimming. What is Stimming & Why Do Autistic People Stim? — Neurodivergent Rebel May 2, 2018 Transcript/Subtitles by: @SeekingSara174 (An Autistic’s Journey Toward … Continue reading What is Stimming & Why Do Autistic People Stim?