Woman sitting down distressed with her hands on her ears, looking down, while five people sit around her in a circle looking at her. One woman has a hand on her back.

Miscommunication and misinterpretation of autistic people happens very early in life.

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

Or in modern language, “Treat other people as you would like to be treated.”

Everyone knows about The

Read more “How “The Golden Rule” Harms Autistic People”

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”

This is the second part of a series on gaslighting and bullying.  To read the first part, click here.

An Interview

I did an interview with Terra Vance, The Aspergian site founder, who has a background in psychology and

Read more “Are You Being Bullied?  On Gaslighting and Depression: Part 2”
Young specialist consulting with her experienced colleague while pointing at one of evidence of crime on board

There were a couple of things that spurred my dive into research regarding facilitated communication (FC) and other methods of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC).  One that I have mentioned before is that I watched a few documentaries featuring autistic
Read more “Double Standards: ABA vs.  Facilitated Communication”