Autistic Women Blog 10/30/2020 This is a teenage girl telling her story of what having autism is like. I could copy and paste almost all of her video as my own story. I am glad she shared and was so candid. What a lovely person!
Autistic Women Blog 10/29/2020 This interview is a really good watch. It gives a first hand account of going through ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) as a child. I know I learned a lot from watching it. I also appreciate some of the similarities I have with Jay Jay. She got me with the square pegContinue reading “Personal account of going through ABA”
Autistic Women Blog 10/29/2020 It can be hard sometimes to identify what you are feeling. Sometimes it’s just hard to express them even when you know what you are feeling. For this reason autistic people can sometimes be mistaken as being emotionless and robotic. Well, The Gottman Institute has a free printable emotion wheel. ThisContinue reading “Emotional Awareness Tool”
Autistic Women Blog 10/26/2020 I have always liked for my socks to fit tight, even if they weren’t fashionable. Even now I like tight socks. I have also had issues with sleeve length and pant leg length. Tank tops are my favorite shirts. I can’t do 3/4 sleeve shirts. I also can’t do Capri pants.Continue reading “My childhood uniform”
Autistic Women Blog 10/23/2020 Have you ever woken out of zoning out only to realize that you were giving some innocent person the death stare? How about getting so sucked into a tv show that you have no idea how much time has passed? Or, zoning out and realizing that you missed half of aContinue reading “The dreaded stares!”
Autistic Women Blog 10/20/2020 Can I have 100? They’re huge! They’re fluffy! They’re soft! How can you not feel better just thinking about these amazing animals? They are called Continental Giant Rabbits. I just want to swim in a pile of them.
Autistic Women Blog 10/18/2020 https://www.myautism.org/autism-help-hotline The Autism Help Hotline webpage says that they can help you find resources in your area from anywhere in the world. If you are having a hard time finding help, they may be able to help you. Reach out to them. The more information you have, the more you canContinue reading “Autism Help Hotline”
Autistic Women Blog 10/17/2020 YouTube is a great resource for finding people who have autism and are willing to share their stories with others. Yo Samdy Sam is one of those channels. https://www.youtube.com/c/YoSamdySam/featured She is a woman with autism. According to her “about” section she is from the Netherlands. Her videos are candid, honest, open,Continue reading “Yo Samdy Sam”
Autistic Women Blog 10/17/20 YouTube is a great resource for finding people who have autism and are willing to share their stories with others. Autistic Tyla is one of those channels. https://youtu.be/_Og27LGp6YQ Autistic Tyla is a fairly new creator but her videos are great. She is from the United Kingdom. She is honest and candidContinue reading “Autistic Tyla”
Autistic Women Blog 10/17/2020 Getting tested for autism can be expensive and difficult. If you are wondering whether you should get tested or how to get tested when you are ready, here are a few resources to help. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/screening.html This is from the CDC website. It has a lot of information about autism and hasContinue reading “Autism Test”