Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Perspectives of late-diagnosed Autistic professionals
Erin Bulluss, Ph.D., and Abby Sesterka
While many Australians seem to revel in the Christmas festivities, for some autistic folk, including the authors, Christmas time can feel more maddening than merry.
Autistic-friendly spaces in the workplace can create genuinely inclusive environments, helping Autistic folk to become—and remain—gainfully and meaningfully employed.
To foster capacity building, many autistic adults require supports that actually allow them to do less, unlocking capacity that had been spread too thin.
Conventional language about autism pathologizes the autistic experience. Here, we suggest alternatives to promote more positive interactions with autistic individuals.
Conventional language pathologizes the autistic experience. Professionals can reflect on language to promote more positive interactions with autistic individuals.
Autism Awareness Day aims to make positive change for the autistic community, but a shift to acceptance is critical to the well-being of autistic adults.
Late-diagnosed autistic women reflect on messages they wish they’d heard as children and share some of them here to promote well-being in today’s autistic youth.
What does authenticity mean for autistic individuals who often hide their true selves?
A diagnosis of autism in adulthood can change self-concept for the better.
People often conflict over whether to use "identity-first" or "person-first" language when it comes to autism. Here are the arguments for both.
Hannah Gadsby is boldly talking about autism, but are we really listening? Late-diagnosed autistic women provide perspectives on her new show, "Douglas."
Erin Bulluss, Ph.D., and Abby Sesterka are late-diagnosed Autistic women who write collaboratively about issues relevant to autism, drawing from both scholarly literature and their lived experiences.