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Positively Autistic: A List of (Positive) Autistic Traits

Sometimes it’s hard to feel positive about being autistic when so much of the presentation of autism focuses on our deficits. In a world that tells us all the ways we are “wrong”, I think it’s important to look at the many ways we are awesome. 702 more words


Laina Eartharcher reblogged this on Laina's Collection - sharing Aspergian/autistic writing and commented:

Googling "Asperger's/autism positive traits" was one of the first things I did when I first suspected I might be on the spectrum, and I'm really glad I did!  This post didn't exist yet, unfortunately, but it's even more extensive than the ones I first came across!  I can't not share this 😄👍🖐🏼💗☮️

The Buddy Song

So about a month ago, I had a very bad day. All of the things that I usually manage pretty well were just off the charts. 693 more words

Dollars and Sense About Educating a Student with Autism

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, it costs over $8,600 more each year to educate a student with autism when compared to a neurotypical student. 183 more words


To the parent whose child was just diagnosed with autism 

Hi moms and dads :)

A little muse tapped me on the shoulder today to let me know that somebody out there needed to read this today.   1,736 more words

Autistic Adult

Meet Saffron


I recently came across this video of Saffron, an energetic 9-year old from the U.K. with a brilliant imagination, a strong sense of self, and who just happens to be autistic. 37 more words

Mental Health

Autism A-Z: P is for Person First

This post is part of a series for Autism Acceptance Month in which I will be exploring various ideas and subjects relating to autism and being autistic. 704 more words


The Asperger's / autism spectrum ~ the next evolutionary step?

The first time I heard this theory, it came from my partner, many years ago.  As usual, the threads of the same theory had been assembling in my head, too, but given my then-unknown tendency to separate thought from words/language, I could never quite express it.   1,269 more words