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Why I Believe I Have Autism – Even Before the Formal Assessment

In less than a week I’m getting evaluated for autism by a neurodiversity-affirming psychologist. But I’m already almost 100% sure I have it. I’m not 100% ...

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Weighted Blankets for Autism Reviewed by Autistic Adults

If you're on the autism spectrum, these weighted blankets can help you address your sensory needs to achieve a calm, peaceful night's sleep. Weighted blankets ...

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Struggling to Get a Clear Mental Illness Diagnosis? You’re Not Alone.

When your diagnosis is unclear or not quite understood by mental health professionals, you often feel like an outsider, like you don't belong anywhere. Over ...

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Almost Autistic: What’s in My Neurodiversity Grab Bag

“There’s no such thing as being a little bit autistic.” I’ve heard this phrase many times. It’s a common refrain in the autistic community, and for good ...

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3 Autism-Friendly Decor Tips for New Homes

These autism-friendly decor tips can help make your home a welcoming sensory paradise for neurodivergent and neurotypical guests. Change can be a daunting ...

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How to Prepare a Person with Autism for Train Travel

Traveling on public transport to unfamiliar places can be intimidating for a person with autism. New situations, particularly those which involve a lot of ...

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The Ultimate Executive Dysfunction Self-Help Guide: Coping Skills to Help You Thrive

Welcome to the ultimate self-help guide for coping with executive dysfunction! If you struggle with executive functioning skills such as managing time, staying ...

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10 Sensory-Boosting Therapeutic Gifts for Kids with Autism

These sensory-friendly gifts for kids with autism are useful, therapeutic, and fun! Gift-giving is a thoughtful way to show someone that you care, and this is ...

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6 Sensory-Friendly Design Tips for a Calm and Comfortable Home Environment

People with autism are commonly hypersensitive to their surroundings, from visual aspects to sounds and texture. Taking steps to make your home ...

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How to Prepare for a Stress-Free Train Journey If You Have Sensory Issues

Taking the train soon? Here’s how to prepare for a stress-free journey if you have sensory processing issues. Traveling can be stressful for anyone, but it ...

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