Featuring autistic individuals speaking about their experiences and their identities — including and beyond autism. We will also speak to family members, support providers, experts, and others interested in joining an autistic-centered conversation.
My 13th Annual Rant Against Autism Awareness
It’s April 2 as I record this episode and I’m already tired of the Autism Awareness ads I’m seeing on television, hearing on the radio, and reading online. I can’t wait for April to end so I don’t feel so frustrated and angry.
Kate McNulty The Autistic Therapist on Relationships
The Autistic Therapist, Kate McNulty, discusses her book Love and Asperger’s. We also discuss gender identity, sexuality, and the challenges faced by autistics in relationships with neurotypical partners.
Autism, ADHD, and Bursts of Productivity
I'm one of the 85% of autistic adults with a college degree and no full-time employment. I want to be productive. More precisely, I want to know I am contributing to our family by producing work that earns an income.
We Need a Break: Pandemic vs. Alone Time
I’m tired of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic. It’s not that I have big plans for the end of the pandemic. We’re not immediately taking or trip or attending a concert. It is the anxiety that accompanies basic tasks that exhausts me. I want that anxiety to go away.
Chatting with Life Coach Catherine Guimard
Catherine (“Cat”) Guimard-Payen provides life coaching to autistic women, but that’s not why I asked her to join us on The Autistic Me Podcast. Catherine is also autistic and the parent of four Neurodiverse children. Cat joins us from France.
Remembering Autistic Victims with Online Memorials
Every year on March 1, the disability community gathers across the nation to remember disabled victims of filicide–disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers.