Some of us can, some of us can’t. This one depends on several factors.
The thing about being Autistic is many Autistic People have multiple Brain Types and co-occurring health conditions in addition to being Autistic.
Being Autistic on its own isn’t a disqualifier for driving or having a driver’s license, but some common conditions that many Autistic People have can make driving difficult or impossible. Continue reading Autism & Driving: Can Autistic People Drive?
Every human being, NeuroDivergent or NeuroTypical, has a unique sensory profile. This can vary significantly from person to person, even from Autistic person to Autistic person.
Continue reading Autistic Sensory Sensitive Life with Competing & Conflicting Sensory Needs
Today, I typed the words “can autistic,” and the top result was “Can autistic people love?” – suggesting there’s a myth that we can’t love our love is different from non-autistic love.
Continue reading Can Autistic People Love? Thoughts on Love, Autism, NeuroDivergence, Passion, and Life
“How do I get things done,” despite being an ADHDer without the magical pharmaceuticals that can, for some, create what my best friend (also ADHD) calls “super brain”?
Continue reading Hacking my ADHD Brain: Running IT so IT doesn’t run ME
Who says MY way, the “Autistic Way” of communicating, is wrong? Why is the “non-autistic way” the RIGHT way?
Continue reading Empathy for Autistic People: Autism and the Double Empathy Problem
I owe most of my success in life as an Autistic Person to heavily leaning into my strengths and avoiding my weaknesses whenever possible.
Continue reading Autism and Spiky Skills: Leaning into My Autistic Strengths (and Avoiding My Weaknesses)
When I was first diagnosed Autistic, starting this blog shortly after, I was all for being Openly Autistic whenever possible (for a few reasons). However, my perspective has changed since then.
Continue reading Openly Autistic: Why I DON’T Recommend Disclosing an Autism Diagnosis While Job Seeking (in MOST Situations)
Energy, once created, cannot be destroyed. It can only converted from one form of energy to another.
Continue reading Energy Regulation (Emotional, Sensory, Dopamine) for NeuroDivergent People
When I found out I was Autistic a few months before my thirtieth birthday, it was a moment that made me realize that I’d been in an abusive relationship with society.
Continue reading Escaping an Abusive Relationship with Society: A Late Diagnosed Autism Story – My Autistic Life
Join us for “Helping Autistic Employees Thrive at Work,” where we’ll explore strategies and support to empower autistic employees.
Continue reading Virtual Event Announcement!!! Helping Autistic Employees Thrive at Work – October 11, 2023