April has arrived for this wack-ass year that is 2020, and that means, it is, once again, Autism Acceptance Month. Because this month is so difficult for plenty of us Autistic people due to a lot of misplaced faith in Autism Speaks (they’re a hate group) and lots of non-Autistic people speaking over us because… Read More Readathon for Autism Acceptance Month
TW: mentions of self-harm Last time I talked about sensory processing and stimming. Now I’d like to talk about a little something I like to call sensory hell. When too much is TOO DAMN MUCH Gods, this is he nemesis for every Autistic person I know. Yes, we experience the world through our senses and… Read More Sensory overload, meltdowns, and you need a damn break
I want to talk to you guys about sensory processing, mostly about sensory sensitivity and its effects on me as an autistic person. Not that I can’t shut up about myself, but I hope that it might help others. In no way am I an expert, except on my own experience so, there’s that. So… Read More Sensory processing, stimming, and self-regulation
I got diagnosed when I was 26. Testing took up several months, then I got the results right around my 27th birthday. It was quite extensive, including interviews with my parents and myself about me growing up, IQ test, questionares, and more. I got tested for Autism, ADHD, and personality disorders, and learned a lot… Read More The news that changed the way I saw myself, and life
I was brainstorming what to write and where to start this month with Autism Awareness Month and whenever the thought passed through my head if I should make one on what Autism is, I thought it was a little redundant. People know what it is by now right? Wrong. Many people have no clue or… Read More What’s Autism?
This month we’re not looking to raise awareness for Autism, we Autistic people want acceptance! We already get enough of the dehumanization, we need more celebration and a great way to do this is by Becca’s (@beccasbookrealm) Autistic Pride Month readathon! She’s collaborated with Kitty (@jellyfable) to make these beautiful graphics and for the bingo… Read More Autistic Pride Month readathon by Becca (@beccasbookrealm) on Twitter!
Happy Autism Awareness Month! This is a good reminder that it’s not actually awareness we’re fighting for now. We need acceptance! So this month I will be talking about being Autistic on here. There will be mentions of things I (and I guess others) struggle with like ableism, masking, etc. But I will work to… Read More April Autism Awareness Month!