Spoon Theory for Autistics: What it is and Why it Matters

I discovered spoon theory a few months ago on Instagram and it made no sense to me. What’s all this talk of spoons? But it seemed like everyone on social media and autism vlogs were talking about not “having enough spoons” for something. So I figured it was worth a second look. And I think […] Read more

You Don’t Look Autistic! 7 Reasons Not to Say This

Hey all, this is a bit more of an informal post – meant for our dear allies. People say this phrase a lot, and they may genuinely mean it as a compliment. But we don’t view it this way. Here’s why. You Don’t Look Autistic! When we are told that we don’t “look autistic,” there […] Read more

Do I Need an Autism Diagnosis? 13 Things to Consider

There are so many opinions on whether you need to get an official autism diagnosis or not. In this article, I’ll do my best to answer all your questions. We’ll talk about self-diagnosis, if you should consider diagnosis, and more. This article is for adults and those in their teens who think they are autistic. […] Read more

Should I Have My Child Assessed for Autism? 10 Things to Consider

Do you think your child might be autistic? Should you have them assessed? Here I’ll talk about whether or not you should take your child for an assessment. First off, I would just like to say: thank you for being concerned about your child and trying to help them. I know this can be daunting […] Read more

Autism Diagnosis at 19: My Story

Hi! This is the story all about how my world got flipped, turned upside down… Ok, so I’m no fresh prince(ss). But I can tell you that this all threw me for a bit of a loop, even though it wasn’t really unexpected. My Story as a Girl Getting Diagnosed at 19 I’ve always felt […] Read more