Tag: autism in adults
I was diagnosed autistic… Now what?
So you’ve been diagnosed as autistic and you’re having trouble knowing what to do next. What do other autistic folks experience? Let’s get into it.
Heath Wilder, ‘autigender’, and autistic empathy
Heath Wilder shares their sense of gender identity, experiences with meltdowns and shutdowns, diagnosis in their 40s, unmasking, and more.
PTSD and autism: Are autistic people more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder?
Adults on their autism diagnosis journey often wonder if they are actually autistic or experiencing PTSD. “Does autism explain my traits, or is it all based in trauma?”
Three issues facing newly diagnosed autistic women
You were just diagnosed as autistic. What now? Here are some issues commonly experienced by newly diagnosed autistic women.
What to do when you have trouble switching from one task to the next
Here is the simple habit that has helped me harness my executive function differences.
Common misdiagnoses given to undiagnosed autistic women
Before being diagnosed as autistic, many women go decades with the wrong diagnoses.