For me as an autistic person, my reactions to stress and anxiety are a bit different. Continue reading Autism & Mental Health – My Autistic Anxiety
If it’s really bad, I’ll start touching my chair with my hand next to me. I might close my eyes and listen to the sounds in the room around me. I will probably count and do breathing exercises. Continue reading Managing Anxiety & Panic Attacks – an Autistic Perspective
This week I had the pleasure of being invited into The Anxious Truth Podcast. We discuss some of the overlapping issues found in both anxiety disorders and autism and other neurodivergent conditions such as ADHD. Continue reading Anxiety and Autism/Neurodiversity Issues on The Anxious Truth Podcast
If there’s danger, those signals are supposed to tell you to run away or protect yourself. But unfortunately, for some people, for different reasons, that fight or flight response might be being triggered in situations that aren’t useful. . . Continue reading Fight, Flight, Freeze – An Autistic Perspective – the Fight or Flight Response
People ask about the hard parts.
Is autism a disability? It can be.
Is it all sunshine and rainbows? No. Continue reading Autistic Enigma – My Weaknesses, A Peek Behind the Curtain
Get access to EXCLUSIVE members only content for only $1 a month at http://www.patreon.com/NeurodivergentRebel Continue reading Unpacking Anxiety: Self Doubt and Perfectionism – an Autistic Perspective
Anxiety & Me – I Was in Complete Denial that I Even Had Anxiety #Anxiety #mentalhealth- @NeuroRebel Continue reading Anxiety & Me – I Was in Complete Denial that I Even Had Anxiety
#AskingAutistics – do you have any tips for avoiding meltdowns / shutdowns? Continue reading An Autistic Perspective – Avoiding Meltdowns & Shutdowns
To the untrained eye, a meltdown can look like a tantrum, but the reality of what is happening to someone having a meltdown is very different. Meltdowns and shutdowns can be a result of sensory overload, physical and mental exhaustion, triggered by acute stress, or depleted energy reserves. Continue reading Autistic Meltdowns, Shutdowns, & Tantrums, oh my!
Employers claim they want to be more inclusive but often fall short when policies and company culture are set up in a way that is can be off-putting for neurodivergent employees.
Are your company policies unintentionally discriminating against autistic and neurodivergent employees? Continue reading Company Policies That Keep Neurodivergent Employees Out of the Workplace