Autism, Education, Feminism

The Hidden Autistic

This is talked about a lot on twitter but I don't think I ever addressed it on my blog, which I think is odd because it's something I am very passionate about and something that is extremely important to me in my growth as a human and in understanding myself. A friend of mine brought… Continue reading The Hidden Autistic

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Autism, Education

I Am Autistic

Hey! Pretty frequently in the #ActuallyAutistic community, autistic people are told by (usually) non-autistic people that we shouldn't use identity-first language. My main comment on that, really, is that by referring to us as "autistic people", this shouldn't take away the fact we are still people. If you need to hear "a person with autism"… Continue reading I Am Autistic

Autism, Feminism

Please Don’t Watch ATypical

Hello! Recently, this video has been going around on Twitter and well lets say the autistic community is not too happy about that, and this post is going to explain why. The TV show follows an autistic male (white, cis, straight, etc.) who wants a sexual relationship with a girl. It was written by a… Continue reading Please Don’t Watch ATypical

Autism, Lifestyle, Mental Illness

Anxiety

Anxiety is a common word that is thrown around and means something different for each individual. For some people, it's just for specific situations. For example, being around a lot of noise pushes a lot of autistic people into a meltdown, anxiety or panic attack due to high anxiety. For others, it can just be… Continue reading Anxiety