by Love and Autism Community | Jul 12, 2019 | Love & Autism, Stories of Love & Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder is the correct terminology for an autism diagnosis. “Disorder” serves its purpose in diagnosing and receiving services. But some on the autism spectrum would prefer “condition” over “disorder.” Autism is a neurological condition. “Disorder” implies that something is out-of-order. Condition is more so a state of being.
by Love and Autism Community | Jun 14, 2019 | Love & AutismGuest post by Kyler Shumway, MA. Co-host of You Belong, Love & Autism for teens! Unfurl a large blank scroll in your mind and stretch it across the table. This is your timeline, the story of your life. To your left, we see your birth. To the right, we see you, at...
by Dr. Jenny Palmiotto | Dec 7, 2018 | Love & Autism
The challenge isn’t just my internal narrative. In truth, I’m always afraid I will fail Love & Autism and to me Love & Autism has become one of the greatest loves of my life.
by Love and Autism Community | Sep 3, 2018 | Love & Autism, Stories of Love & Autism
Endowed with the want to do their best and remain honest and loyal, autistic workers are not likely to cut corners when under deadlines, nor steal, cheat, or try to gain the upper hand. And an autistic worker will not commonly leave out pertinent information or fabricate facts to beat the workplace competition or gain recognition.
by Dr. Jenny Palmiotto | Aug 20, 2018 | Love & Autism
We must stand firm in our values and express them in our daily actions. This is the only way to ensure change.
by Love and Autism Community | Aug 13, 2018 | Love & Autism, Stories of Love & Autism
Growing evidence is telling us that autistic women are sometimes deeply empathetic, and eager to be involved in the world. We observe social cues more carefully than men. We camouflage our symptoms.