many of the struggles Autistic People have are invisible because they have to do with how we process information and interact with the world. These things are happening behind the scenes. Continue reading Autistic and NeuroDivergent People’s Struggles Are Invisible Pt 1: Masking & Sensory Issues
I’m Lyric, and we’re going to dive in and talk about why I changed my name and why some other people may decide that their natural birth name is not what’s best for them. Continue reading I Changed My Name – Why People Change Their Names
As a Queer, multiply NeuroDivergent human, I have spent enough time living in closets and suppressing myself to know that the keys to my own personal happiness have been found in learning to live authentically and freely as an Autistic and NeuroDivergent and Queer adults. Continue reading The Need For Autistic and NeuroDivergent Authenticity
In this session Lyric Holmans (they/them; AKA NeuroDivergent Rebel) presents for 30 minutes on Making the Workplace more Neurodivergent friendly, and then takes questions and discusses this topic with Chloe (she/her) and David (he/him). Continue reading Making the Workplace more Neurodivergent Friendly: Lyric Holmans with Chloe & David
Wait times will vary greatly depending on if you live in a country with public health care or not. In America, private healthcare means costs are high, but waits are short. In the UK, services are available, but waitlists can be YEARS long. Continue reading Advice for Anyone Looking to Get an Autism Diagnosis
The ultimate objective of ABA is to make the Autistic child indistinguishable from their peers. This holds NeuroDivergent People to NeuroTypical standards, which is cruel and sets us up for failure.
We are not and will never be NeuroTypical – ignoring this fact helps nobody Continue reading ABA is abuse… yes all ABA.
You see something’s broken (like many of our society’s systems are) and you may even take note of some the problems you have become AWARE of within the faulty system. You are now aware BUT awareness only goes so far. Continue reading Moving Beyond Awareness, Working Toward Autistic Acceptance, Empowerment, & Inclusion
I recently was invited by Amira Stanley (She/Her) to have a special conversation about Autism Acceptance Month. Check it out! Continue reading A Conversation with Amira Stanley about Autism Acceptance Month
I was recently invited to share my thoughts on NeuroDivergent and Queer authenticity on the Two Sides of the Spectrum Podcast with Meg Proctor. I hope you will enjoy our conversation on Autism & Gender Expression. Continue reading Authenticity & Gender Expression – Two Sides of the Spectrum Podcast
If you have been around for awhile, you probably already know I talk with my hands, a lot, and this week I’m going to share why. If you’re new, welcome, I hope you stay tuned. Continue reading Autistic Happy Flappy Hands & Talking With My Hands – Autism & Hand Movements