Autism and The Importance of Social Skills

Autism and The Importance of Social Skills

Do you know how important it is for people on the autism spectrum to learn social skills? A recent study can tell you.

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An Autistic Reflection of Self Acceptance

An Autistic Reflection of Self Acceptance

Excerpt 08/26/2016: I'm imaging this. I'm imaging conflict. My differences are the root of this. I accept that I have them. But this is where it stops. I've followed all the paths. The reason I'm afraid is because I think I don't understand because I didn't understand as a child. I'm not a child anymore. [...]

An Autistic Reflection of Societal Views of Mental Health

An Autistic Reflection of Societal Views of Mental Health

I haven't written in a while. I've had a lot of thoughts lately, but they're so disorganized that it's been difficult for me to express myself in a coherent fashion. I'll try, bear with me. There is a lot of stigma in today's society about the need to take medication for a mental health issue. [...]

Autism Through My Eyes

Autism Through My Eyes

I'm at the point right now where I know who I am in this world. It took me a long time to get to this point. I used to hate talking to people, socializing, small talk, the works. I hated the show, I hated getting ready for the show, and I wanted everyone to just leave me alone. I relished being alone. I didn't have to work hard at pretending to...