The answer to this question is going to be “yes” or “no”, depending widely on your own individual circumstances in your life. For me, it was worthwhile to go ahead and get the autism diagnosis, but that is because of my specific circumstances, which I will share with you. Continue reading Is an Adult Autism or ADHD Diagnosis Worth it?
If we look, specifically, at Autistic people, It is estimated by the American Psychiatric Association that one in five, 19% of adults in the United States have some form of mental illness, and these numbers are, naturally, higher among Autistic and NeuroDivergent populations, which is expected, because also according to the APA, minority groups are at higher risk for developing mental health conditions.
If you are a member of multiple minority groups, and you are multiplying marginalized, You can multiply this risk for mental health issues, because of the additional pressures that are placed upon you by society. Continue reading The Dangers of Assuming All Autistic People Have Anxiety & How Anxiety Messes With My Life
Autism, autistic, on the spectrum, Asperger’s what does it all mean? Continue reading Autism, With Autism, On the Spectrum – Oh My!
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
I had the extreme pleasure of being invited to speak at the 10th annual Honestly Autism Day on April 6, 2019. The conference was amazing. I encourage you to check it out if you are ever in the area. Here … Continue reading Neurodivergent Rebel Honestly Autism Q&A – Q&A from Honestly Autism Day Morning Session
Autism is not something that people grow out of and it is not something that can be or should be cured. Continue reading Video What is Autism? – from an Autistic Adult
People often ask me if I was diagnosed Aspergers or Autistic Continue reading Autism or Aspergers – Which is it?
Inspired by #ActuallyAutistic Twitter conversations. Things I wish I’d known when I was first diagnosed autistic. Continue reading Autism and Late Diagnosis – I Wish I’d Known – the Importance of Movement and Stimming
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