#AutisticsSpeakingDay: Growing Up Autistic Without a Diagnosis, and the Importance of Community

#AutisticsSpeakingDay: Growing Up Autistic Without a Diagnosis, and the Importance of Community

Auteur: The Gonzo MamaDatum: Friday, November 1, 2019 CN: mention of suicidal ideation #AutisticsSpeakingDay: Growing Up Autistic Without a Diagnosis, and the Importance of Community On Autistics Speaking Day, it seems appropriate to reflect upon the importance of community, but

Welkom bij onze verzameling artikelen!

Welkom bij onze verzameling artikelen!

In deze blogrol hebben we een collectie artikelen verzameld die gerelateerd zijn aan autisme, autistische vrouwen / vrouwen met autisme, autisme en anorexia, het krijgen van een goede diagnose, autisme en school/ werk en nog veel meer gerelateerde onderwerpen. Ook

Supporting women with autism spectrum disorder

Supporting women with autism spectrum disorder

Auteur: Jodie van de WeteringDatum: 25 november 2019 Supporting women with autism spectrum disorder It’s not often you see someone with autism spectrum disorder in mainstream media. And when we do, these characters tend to be male, nerdy and single. Think Rain

Those with autism make good social psychologists

Those with autism make good social psychologists

Auteur: Bill HathawayDatum: 10 september 2019 Those with autism make good social psychologists Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by the inability of individuals to gauge the emotions and mental states of other people. However, if the lens is widened

“My Food Obsession Was A Distraction”: How My Undiagnosed Autism Led To An Eating Disorder

“My Food Obsession Was A Distraction”: How My Undiagnosed Autism Led To An Eating Disorder

Auteur: Sadhbh O’SullivanDatum: 20 September 2019 “My Food Obsession Was A Distraction”: How My Undiagnosed Autism Led To An Eating Disorder “I haven’t eaten a crisp since I was 12.”Twenty-eight-year-old Laura Andrews lives in Cardiff and works for the civil

Adult Autistic Meltdown today: an Inside Look

Adult Autistic Meltdown today: an Inside Look

Auteur: Amanda SeiglerDatum: 7 augustus 2019 Adult Autistic Meltdown today: an Inside Look I try to use my personal experiences to educate you guys. Today there was one. Its been an extremely long time since I had one last. I

I’m autistic, and honesty is my gift

I’m autistic, and honesty is my gift

Auteur: Madeleine RyanDatum: 12 aug 2019 I’m autistic, and honesty is my gift I wrestled with being called ‘brutal’ for years. On a cold winter’s night I was invited to dinner at a gourmet pizza joint with a group of

The deep emotional ties between depression and autism

The deep emotional ties between depression and autism

Auteur: Cheryl Platzman WeinstockDatum: 31 juli 2019 The deep emotional ties between depression and autism Autistic people are four times as likely to experience depression over the course of their lives as their neurotypical peers. Yet researchers know little about

‘I was told only boys could be autistic’

‘I was told only boys could be autistic’

Auteur: Tamsin SelbieDatum: 31 august 2019 ‘I was told only boys could be autistic’ Jasmine Ghibli was diagnosed with autism at two years old in America. The diagnosis was taken away from her when she moved to Scotland after her

‘I Thought I Was Lazy’: The Invisible Day-To-Day Struggle For Autistic Women

‘I Thought I Was Lazy’: The Invisible Day-To-Day Struggle For Autistic Women

Auteur: Reese PiperDatum: 30 november 2017 ‘I Thought I Was Lazy’: The Invisible Day-To-Day Struggle For Autistic Women Adapting to daily life is not often factored into the diagnostic process for autism. It should be. Rushing off the subway platform,