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Infinite Autism

After seven years of supporting parents and Autistic people as a full time job for free, something had to give. So Kieran decided to set up Infinite Autism.  A Social...
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An Autistic Identity

“Some people have an identity. I have an alibi. I have a shadow self.” – Andre Aciman I’ve been writing a fair amount of training material recently,...
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An Autistic Invalidation

The quote on the attached image is a real one.  Words spoken by a young Autistic to their Mother. This person had been crippled by spending years Masking, fighting to fit in...
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#TakeTheMaskOff: Autism at work

Masking impacts all autistic people to some degree, but those who tend to be able to Mask better, appear to be those who can hold down employment, at least for a period of...
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We are not OK

 “Society beats into me how I should be raising my son, but I don’t think my way is wrong just because it’s different. Still that pressure to seem normal is...
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An Autistic Frequency

I’ve put off writing about this for a long time. To be honest I’ve dreaded it. Stimming… Everyone else’s Stims seem so exotic and exciting. And mine?...
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Masking: An Act of Resistance

Not everyone has the ability to be able to write with any kind of regularity and one of my biggest aims with #TakeTheMaskOff was to be able to help generate conversation...