One of my biggest struggles, as an Autistic Person with Sensory Processing Differences, is often the modern indoor sensory environment (especially places where many humans tend to gather under one roof).
Before I knew I was Autistic, I would find myself in these places, feeling extremely agitated and overwhelmed but not realizing this feeling was sensory overload, and my flight/fight response being triggered. Continue reading The Miracle of Assistive Technology for Auditory Processing Problems in Public
Hey everyone. NeuroRebel here. This week is a listener requested topic.
You ask, “What was it like growing up undiscovered, undiagnosed, not knowing that you are Autistic or Neurodivergent?”
Not knowing that I was Autistic, had a very big impact on my life and my experience growing up. I was very aware that I was different, but I didn’t have the vocabulary or an explanation for why or what made me different.
This week, I’m going to share my experience. If you’d like to know a little bit more, please stay tuned. Continue reading You Asked: What Was it Like Growing up Not Knowing You Were Autistic?
According to LGBTA, Wiki, “Autigender or Autism, gender is a neurogender, which can be understood in the context of being Autistic or when one’s Autism greatly affects one’s gender or how one experiences gender.
Autigender is not autism as a gender, but rather is a gender that is so heavily influenced by autism that one’s gendered and autism cannot be on linked.
Not all Autistic people will identify with Autigender, only those whose gender is influenced by them being Autistic.” Continue reading What is AutiGender? – The Relationship Between Autism & Gender – An Autistic Perspective
“You don’t look autistic.” #ActuallyAutistic #AskingAutistics – Have you heard this one before? How did YOU react? Continue reading You Don’t LOOK Autistic
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)
Our Autistic Lives is such an important book because it spans a wide range of autistic adults of with a variety of different life experiences. Continue reading Our Autistic Lives – Neurodivergent Book Reviews
In Season 2, episode 5 of The Autism Podcast, we speak about all things neurodiversity, what neurodiversity means, why it is so important and the stigma associated with it, how to promote neurodiversity in the workplace and the importance of this, and much more. Continue reading The Autism Podcast – Season 2, episode 5 – Interview with Christa Holmans (aka Neurodivergent Rebel) on the topic of Neurodiversity
The Autistic Sensory Spectrum – Live at Honestly Autism Day 2019 – talking about Stimmig, Sensory Processing, Regulation, and Harmful Stims Transcription Christa Holmans: Um, so, I’m, thank you so much for being here today. Uh, my name is Christa Holmans, … Continue reading The Autistic Sensory Spectrum – Featuring Stimming: The great, the good, and the ugly
Behind the scenes footage of my recent trip to Baltimore to speak at Honestly Autism Day. Should I do more vlog-style videos? Transcript It is just after 1am, and I am getting ready to go to the airport. … Continue reading BTS Autistic Travel & Public Speaking – Austin to Baltimore