Autistic representations in the media: The wider conversation

If Sia’s film did any good for the autistic community, it opened up a wider conversation about how autistic people are represented and portrayed in popular media. There are very few, if any, perfect representations. One could argue that this is an impossibility anyway, given the diverse nature of autistic presentations. This has opened upContinue reading “Autistic representations in the media: The wider conversation”

A thing of beauty: Living authentically autistic

For many years I was at odds with my autistic self. I blamed all of my struggles on being autistic, and truth be told, I wanted to be cured. I was privileged to discover the autistic community a few years ago, here’s what I have learned. While autism itself can be a disability, when viewedContinue reading “A thing of beauty: Living authentically autistic”