Blog List

11-9: Why the Disability Community is Grieving

After Community Outrage Seattle Children’s Hospital Pulls Bus Ad

April is Over!

Assigned Friends Outcome

Autism, Accommodation and Differential Expectations

Autism, Airports and Lifelong Learning

Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance

Autism, Behavior and the Impact of Kindness

Autism and Changing Classroom Strategies

Autism and a Changing Sensory System

Autism and Consequences

Autism, Death and Mental Health Therapy

Autism, Differences and Murder

Autism, Direct Instruction and Having Friends

Autism and Eating Out

Autism and Eye Contact

Autism and Friendship

Autism, Growing Up and Defining Friends

Autism, Hidden Curriculum and Making Friends

Autism and Hiring Help

Autism and Holiday Schedules

Autism and the Importance of Stabilization

Autism and Meaningful Employment

Autism and Measuring Normal

Autism and Movement Fluidity in Thinking

Autism and Non-Fluid Speech

Autism, Perseveration and Holding onto Thoughts

Autism and Processing Social Information

Autism and Psychiatric Diagnoses

Autism and Public Perception

Autism, Sensory Regulation and Movement Fluidity

Autism and the Sensory System: Part 1 of 8

Autism and the Sensory System: Part 2 of 8

Autism and the Sensory System: Part 3 of 8

Autism and the Sensory System: Part 4 of 8

Autism and the Sensory System: Part 5 of 8

Autism and the Sensory System: Part 6 of 8

Autism and the Sensory System: Part 7 of 8

Autism and the Sensory System: Part 8 of 8

Autism, Social Greetings and Rhetorical Questions

Autism and Sorting Out Sensory Snags

Autism and Stubbornness

Autism and Stuck Emotions

Autism and Thinking With Colors

Autism and Thinking in Layers

Autism, Transition Programs and the Impact of Poverty on Self-Advocacy

Autism and Visual Detail

Autism, Visual Schedules and Prompting

Autism, Visual Thinking and the Parking System

Autistic Adults Do Not Look Like Autistic Children

Autistic Burnout

Autistic Burnout and Aging

Autistic Difference in Visual Perception

Autistic Meltdown or Temper Tantrum?

Autistic Neurology and Behavior

Autistic Neurology or Psychiatric Symptomatology?

Autistic Patterns of Thoughts and Emotions

Autistic People: Persons or Projects?

Autistic Pride

Autistic Visual Thinking Impacts Comprehension

An Autistic Weighs in on Friendship

Autistically Thriving!

Autistically Thriving: Reading Comprehension, Conversational Engagement, and Living a Self-Determined Life Based on Autistic Neurology

Autistics Can BE Friends

The BIG Deal About Small Talk

Chalk Word Lines of Separation

The Changing Implementation of Accommodations

Christmas, Autism and Teaching Kindness

Communication Supports for Speaking Autistics?

Creating Visuals Instantly for Unpredictable Activities

Crossing Sign Conundrums

Disability Policy: Clinton Versus Trump

Don’t Define Me By My Deficits

Don’t Mix Up Empathy and Civil Rights

Excerpt from The Hidden Curriculum of Getting and Keeping a Job: Navigating the Social Landscape of Employment

Excerpt From Paper Words: Discovering and Living with My Autism

Eye Contact and Autistic Dissociation: One Expample

Fear, Anxiety and Autistic “Behavior”

Fractured Vision: One Autistic Phenomenon

From “Severe and Low Functioning” to “Kind of a Big Deal”

Goodnight Autism Puzzle Pieces

Helping the Poor and Disabled

The Hidden Curriculum About Fat

The Hidden Rules of Christmas

High-Functioning or Low-Functioning?

How to Figure Out If an Autistic Needs Fixing

How To Outsmart “Inflexible Thinking”

I ALREADY AM A HUMAN BEING

I Paint to Share My Autistic Experience

Inclusion – How it Works Best for This Autistic

Is Autism a Disability or a Difference?

IT IS STILL WRONG TO MURDER YOUR AUTISTIC CHILDREN

IT IS WRONG TO MURDER YOUR AUTISTIC CHILD.

Introduction to Newest Book: Autistically Thriving

J.Cole Writes Apology Letter To Autism Speaks

Learning to Hide the Real of Me

Literal Style of Thinking

Losing an Autism Diagnosis

Meaningful Employment Project Needs Your Vote to Win a $25,000 State Farm Grant

Mental Health Therapy and the Autistic Client: The Autistic Operating System

Mental Health Therapy and the Autistic Client: Establishing Context

Mental Health Therapy and the Autistic Client: When Clinician’s Don’t See the Autism (It’s All the Autism)

Mental Health Therapy and the Autistic Client: When Clinicians Don’t See the Autism (Can’t See the Forest for the Trees)

More Than An Autism Diagnosis

No Link Between Autism and Planned Violence

An Odyssey: Learning the Hidden Curriculum

Out of the Goodness of Your Heart

Outsmarting the Hard of Autism to Attend Live Theater

Over 50, Autistic and Still Learning!

Person First Attitude Trumps Language

The Predictability, Pattern and Routine of Stimming

Preventing Meltdowns: Outsmarting the Explosive Behavior of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Providing Sameness and Routine While Living In Unfamiliar Surroundings

The Pseudo Logic of “Not Autistic Enough”

Realities of Being an Autistic Therapist

The Scarlet A: Why I Don’t Want My ID to Broadcast My Autism

Scientific Validation of Autistic Humanity

In Sidewalk Cracks: Autism and Authentic Relationships

Skunk Hair, Autism and Social Understanding

Social Rules that Change With Age

Speeding, Autism and No Ticket Issued!

Starting Third Grade

“Sucking It Up” To Pass as Non-Autistic

Sun Waves: A Sensory Aspect of My Autism

Supporting Autistic Relationships

Teaching Autistic People

Teaching One Autistic Student to Ask For Help

Toxic Autism Awareness: Fact from Fiction?

Treat Others As THEY Want to Be Treated

Uniquely Human Neurotribe

Using Autistic Strengths to Make Friendships Work

A Visual Schedule for Use in Natural Disaster

Visual Accommodations and Blessings of My Autism

Visual Style of Thinking

We Are Not In Our Own World