Editor’s note: Heather is a non-autistic neurodivergent ally to autistic people who has been working as an autistic ally for many years.

The best advisors for your Autistic child are autistic adults.

One thing that may confuse you, however, is … Read more “How to Spot a Good– or Bad– Therapist for Your Autistic Child”

The story I would like to share is one that I call my own.  It’s a summary of my experiences, and yet it could easily belong to any beautifully-neurodivergent individual.

The following I dedicate to all of those who may … Read more “My Mother Never Told Me: On surviving a lifetime of abuse not knowing I was autistic”

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a form of therapy meant to help vulnerable people to empower themselves.  Developed by Marsha Linehan to treat suicidal women with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), this therapy is commonly used to treat people with PTSD, … Read more “Dialectical Behavioral Therapy & Autism: An Empowering Set of Skills”