We will talk about learning to read at age 1.5, late diagnosis, why being diagnosed is a huge privilege that many may never experience, the connection between being Autistic and gender-nonconforming, and MORE! Continue reading The Ben and J Show – Featuring Christa Holmans the Neurodivergent Rebel
Topics YOU requested:
The idea that trauma and autism are so hard to distinguish because society doesn’t make untraumatised Autistics.
The problems with how Autistic people are diagnosed/the limitations of the medical model.
What healthy boundaries are and how to keep them kindly.
Late diagnosis and moving forward after discovering you are Autistic late in life.
Overcoming internalized ableism and loving your Autistic self.
Advocating for your needs as an Autistic Person.
Continue reading Autism & Neurodiversity Chat – Are All Autistic People Traumatized? – Problems with the Medical Model
Autisticly Aaron In this weeks episode, chats with Christa Holmans a gender fluid neurodivergent advocate known to many as the Neurodivergent Rebel a leader in the conversation on neurodivergent rights. Autisticly Aaron also has Fen from Stimolgy in the Stim Pride Show Case and your weekly neuro news desk breifing. Continue reading PODCAST – The Gender Expression One, Autisticly Aaron Chats with Christa Holmans (NeuroRebel)
Since COVID started there has been change after change. As an autistic person, I struggle sometimes with change – even the good changes can be difficult.
As I’ve been forced to deal with a lot of change these days, change has gotten a bit easier for me… and some BIG changes are coming. Continue reading BIG NEWS & THANK YOU FOR 4 YEARS!!!!
If you like what I do, and would like more, please consider subscribing on Patreon. Transcriptions below paid for by the Patreon Subscribers. I truly appreciate you! Transcript Hi everybody. My name is Christa Holmans, and I’m … Continue reading The PROBLEM with Autism Awareness Month – why Autistic people urge you not to Light Up Blue
We are going to dive in and have a little chat because Paul and I were talking about the importance of having awesome allies and how you can be a good ally to autistic and neurodivergent people, and Paul has some really good questions. Continue reading Neurotypical Questions – How Can I Be a Better Ally to Autistic People? – Christa Holmans (Neurodivergent Rebel) & Paul Austin (IBM)
Where was this in my childhood? This stuff is so cool. And this one has a really smooth feeling, like I just need to rub it. Continue reading An Autistic Stimming – Flying Glitter Discs
It’s like visual ASMR, I guess. You know how people say ASMR gives you a relaxing, pleasant sensation that helps you go to bed? I watch slime videos and glitter videos and visual stim videos before bed, almost every day on Instagram, and it’s how I fall asleep. Continue reading An Autistic Visually Stimming
Do you pick up random objects and stim with them? Just anything and everything? I do. Let me know in the comments below what are you favourite household objects to stim with? Continue reading An Autistic Stimming – Why ANYTHING Can be a Stim Tool
It was one of my favorite things, and I still have it. I still like it. It’s still fun. Continue reading An Autistic Stimming – Stimmy Hair Toy