December 31, 2018

Do you try to look less autistic?

In my last post, I said that a questionnaire was recently created to identify autistic “camouflaging.”

Here are the questions it includes, if you’d like to try answering them! They were originally statements, but I’ve reworded them as questions.

If your answer is “sometimes,” then give yourself half …

December 30, 2018

When autistic people hide our true selves, what happens?

Recently, a scientific study tried to answer that question. The results were published in a paper, which you can read here:

The paper is awesome, but it’s long and technical, so here’s a summary.

When we try to act less autistic in front of others, …

November 23, 2018

The more we learn about autistic neurology, the more we can see how beautiful our brains are. And the more we learn what our brains need to thrive, the more beautiful our lives will become.

Seeing beauty, creating beauty – both of these get easier the more we understand ourselves.

Stories of autistic experiences are …