“You don’t look autistic.” #ActuallyAutistic #AskingAutistics – Have you heard this one before? How did YOU react? Continue reading You Don’t LOOK Autistic
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?
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
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
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?