Autism and Responding to Authority
Autistic people perceive authority differently, which is seen in children and adults and when they are supposed to respect authority or assume it.
Book Review: How Can I Talk if My Lips Don’t Move?
A frustrating myth that persists about autism is the notion that those who cannot verbalize their thoughts have none. Simply stating it in this article is enough to make most people cock a skeptical eyebrow, Yet the idea hounds autistic folks, fueling ignorant assumptions about functioning and intellect.
The View from Here – On Stimming
Ashna and William, no speaking autistic teens, discuss their thoughts on stimming. If everyone stomach, why is it only called stimming when autistic people do it?
The Autistic Experience of Sensory Overwhelm, Meltdowns, and Shutdowns
An autistic exploration and breakdown of how sensory overload, meltdowns, and shutdowns feel in the moment and after the fact.
Label Jars, Not People
For most of his life, until he started typing, E was identified as a "low-functioning autistic." These are his thoughts on function labels.
Issues with Addiction Advocacy in the Autistic Community
Autistic people are often overlooked when it comes to addiction, as if they are too rule-oriented or childlike to become addicted. It's time for that to change.