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By joining autism and neurodivergent communities, I’ve gained such a stronger and more confident sense of self! Amy Gaeta An interview with Amy Gaeta by Ron Sandison. Understanding neurodivergence was key to my success. As I discovered how my mind processed information and became an expert on auti…
4 hours ago · From The Art of Autism
Many people with genetic conditions show significant signs of autism but don't meet all the criteria necessary for a diagnosis. The post Autism Diagnostic Criteria Needs to Be Adjusted for People with Genetic Conditions, Study Shows appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
4 hours ago · From The Autism Site
As we see the demographics among lawmakers start to change to better match the demographics throughout the country,... The post 29-Year-Old Becomes One of First American Lawmakers with Autism appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
Yesterday · From The Autism Site
I was diagnosed with Autism, Asperger’s at the age of 44 but it wasn’t a surprise just a relief. What led to my diagnoses though was a lifetime of anxiety, a real feeling I did “not fit in” and I suffered from episodes of depression as a result. I was unable to do anything …
4 days ago · From The Art of Autism
What started as a high school senior’s project has blossomed into a fundraising campaign for local schools. Haley... The post 17-Year-Old Creates Puzzle Piece Project in Honor of Sister with Autism appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
4 days ago · From The Autism Site
By Connor Long-Johnson My story begins when I was first diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome in early 2017. I naturally both needed and wanted to share my diagnosis with friends, family and co-workers. Thankfully, most of those who I told were understanding and showed me the compassion I desper…
7 days ago · From The Art of Autism
"Pronouns can give hints about social embeddedness or the sense of social belonging, which matters with conditions with social challenges such as autism." The post Analysis of Plural Personal Pronoun Use May Help Diagnose Autism in Girls appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Sit…
7 days ago · From The Autism Site
By Dana Trick In my last blog post I wrote about how the representation of autism and characters with autism are mostly poorly done and act like a walking bag of stereotypes as a result. Though I did mention that these poor representations had made me hesitant to watch shows that had an autistic c…
10 days ago · From The Art of Autism
They hardly knew each other, but without the transplant, he would've died. The post Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get A Heart Transplant appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
13 days ago · From The Autism Site
Following rules and rituals I create unique compositions. By Roland Bühlmann My music follows certain, partly unconscious rules. Following rules and rituals is typical for autistic people. My music is linear, made up of individual voices, all are more or less melodic. A kind of polyphony without con…
06.01.2021 · From The Art of Autism
Presents are all wrapped up in a bow, but a new kids clothing company is also wrapping up... The post Mother of Nonverbal Daughter with Autism Starts Clothing Line to Help Families Like Hers appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
06.01.2021 · From The Autism Site
We’ve all heard stories about police encounters with autistic individuals going very wrong. Many law enforcement agencies have... The post California Sheriff’s Office Set to Finish Autism Training for All of Its 1,150-Plus Deputies appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Auti…
06.01.2021 · From The Autism Site
It’s not weird that I’m not so good at letting go, because holding on is what I’ve always done. Letting go is new. And growing hurts. By Martine Mussies Let it Go! Let it Go! People with autism are notorious for their inability to let go – and I am no exception to this. Last…
03.01.2021 · From The Art of Autism
They were gifted plenty of gifts, including a near-new car. The post McDonald’s Donates Car And Presents To Family With Autistic Son appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
02.01.2021 · From The Autism Site
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