The following stories are #actuallyautistic stories about living & loving on the autism spectrum; written by those on the spectrum and their loved ones.
A Well-Ordered World
By Quincy Hansen When I was younger I used to like to sit on the floor with a bug bucket full of Matchbox cars, rubber animals, and other small toys. I’d take out each object one after the other and use them to make a line of toys. I’d spend a long time lining up my...
This story was submitted to us by Ronan Daglish. Hello, my name is Ronan and I am a film maker. I love to film, edit, Direct, Produce, and write scripts for my own films. Someday I hope to work in the film industry and share my talents with the world. I created a...
What This Autistic Teacher Wants Professionals to Know
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.
This article was submitted to Love & Autism by author and #actuallyautistic woman Alexandra Adlawan. Alexandra Adlawan, Alex for short, is a Long Beach, CA resident who began drawing characters and creating stories in 5th grade. In August 2018, at Gatsby Books in...
10 Things I Wish People Knew About Dating Someone on the Autism Spectrum
Here are some things you need to know when it comes to dating someone with autism…an #actuallyautistic story
My Life: Struggles of the Past, and Hopes For The Future
I am not defined by what I do. I can’t tie my entire self-worth into one thing. I have hope that things will get better.
Love and Autism
Life can be a difficult journey. And learning how to feel at ease along the way—how to connect, respect, and love along the way—is the best we can hope for.
Giver of Words
After I was diagnosed there was something that changed: now I had a name to go with my torment.
You Will Probably Be Fine – Anxiety & Autism
Autistic children can develop anxiety when masking their atypical behavior to appear ‘normal’. Here is an #actuallyautistic story that can help you, help your child.
Serving as the Bridge to Autism Identity
As a mother of autistic children, when you see that your children are struggling with so many deficiencies and challenges, you know the work will be exhausting, but nothing more incredible than serving them as a bridge to get them to their destiny.
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