The following stories are #actuallyautistic stories about living & loving on the autism spectrum; written by those on the spectrum and their loved ones.
The more we can show up as our authentic selves, the better we become at teaching others how to love and accept us and the more confident and self-assured we become.
In autism many people don’t believe we can experiment this kind of love. I say we feel love just like everyone else.
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.
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.
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...
Now, he will be that bridge to those who didn’t believe their voices matter. You can’t get to that place with standardized intellectual levels or by achieving good grades, even by being accepted to a prestige college. You get there by truly understanding what is temporary and what is permanent in life.
My name is Aspling, and I am a girl on the autistic spectrum. But more importantly I am a human being, just like any other human being. I grew up feeling like an outsider, a lost cause, different. I had friends, the same friends, then as I grew up I started spending...
“Nobody ever looks behind the pen.” ― Khali Raymond
I am MORE!
I write this to you, because I want to express my gratitude to you for being a part of this experience.