The following stories are #actuallyautistic stories about living & loving on the autism spectrum; written by those on the spectrum and their loved ones.

Love and Autism

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.

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Giver of Words

Giver of Words

After I was diagnosed there was something that changed: now I had a name to go with my torment.

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Serving as the Bridge to Autism Identity

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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Love and Autism

Love and Autism

In autism many people don’t believe we can experiment this kind of love. I say we feel love just like everyone else.

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Autistic Power on the Job

Autistic Power on the Job

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.

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Coming Out from Under the Radar

Coming Out from Under the Radar

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.

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Maverick Crawford III

Maverick Crawford III

My name is Maverick Crawford III and I am an African American man with a story that is full of disappointment and abandonment. I grew up in a violent neighborhood where crime, poverty, drugs and bad influences ran rampant throughout the community. The majority of the...

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