The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. You have to scramble to do everything on time and in the right way while also being kind and keeping the “holiday spirit” alive. You have to budget Christmas presents and make extravagant meals- I mean really the list goes on. Holiday responsibilities never really seem toContinue reading “The Holidays”
ABA is a very common and controversial topic in the autistic community, so I want to talk about it here. ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) is a therapy technique used on autistic people, mostly children. The goal of ABA is, in short, to teach children how to mask. I want to say that before I go.Continue reading “ABA”
A lot of people have asked me to explain what has lead me to this point as far as knowing that I have autism, experience with doctors and other professionals, and the struggle of dealing with masking (copying neurotypical behavior in order to hide or “mask” your autism). I learned to mask mostly because ofContinue reading “My Personal Journey”
Thank you for checking out my blog! To start, I’ll tell you a bit about myself. I am an autistic teen who recently received an official diagnosis, although I had known about my autism for a while. Although I do not believe functioning labels exist, I feel that it’s important to include that I amContinue reading “Introduction”
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