Tagfemale autism

Autism Doesn’t Have a Look

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Ask any autistic what statement is among their top 5 of most irritating declarations from others... and they will say one of them is the phrase, "But you don't look autistic!" And that, right there, is a huge problem because autism doesn't have a specific appearance in any one specific individual. You could be surrounded by autistic people right now and you wouldn't really have a clue because if...

Childlike Doesn’t Equal Incapable

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What does childlike mean? Well, if you google the term, the definition from Merriam-Webster is “resembling, suggesting, or appropriate to a child or childhood especially marked by innocence, trust, and ingenuousness.” Ingenuousness is defined as “free from reserve, restraint, or dissimulation; candid; sincere.” Sounds pretty awesome to me, honestly. As an autistic woman...

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