30 things you can do that might help autistic people in your lives.

1. Let us decompress in quiet areas when we need to. Our desire to be alone is not judgement on you, it’s simple self preservation. 2. If you need us to do something, give us very clear, unambiguous instruction. Don’t feel like you’re being rude doing this, but don’t sound irritated or patronising! 3. DoContinue reading “30 things you can do that might help autistic people in your lives.”

Elon Musk and Autism

On Saturday night, Elon Musk announced live on US television that he was diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome. Autistic Twitter exploded into a binary set of oppositions in response to this. Some argued this was excellent exposure and would help spread the good word about what autism is, and how autistic people have plenty to offerContinue reading “Elon Musk and Autism”