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Designing My Home Around Adult Autism: Pt. 2 – 7 Survival Principles #AutisticAF Out Loud

  1. Designing My Home Around Adult Autism: Pt. 2 – 7 Survival Principles
  2. Designing My Home Around Autism: Pt. 1 – Making It Work for Me
  3. Inside Autism & Eye Contact: How It Feels… How to Deal with the Terror s2e6
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AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E06.Top frame: Headline reads, "New Episode, Inside Autism & Eye Contact: How It Feels... How to Deal with the Terror". It features an illustration of an elderly gentleman, reading from a script and wearing sunglasses & fedora hat. Bottom frame: "No Cure," original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of an adult male eye, held open by retractors.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E06.Top frame: Headline reads, “New Episode, Inside Autism & Eye Contact: How It Feels… How to Deal with the Terror”. “No Cure,” original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style.

Inside Autism & Eye Contact: How It Feels… How to Deal with the Terror

“Her eyes. So big… Then… Bigger…. Brighter… Enormous…

“I can’t hear anything but a roar. Spinning. I’m going to fall… Terror. That’s what eye contact feels like…” w/transcript. More

Season 2, Episode 3. Listen or download at 3 dots.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E03.Top frame: Headline reads, "New Episode, Selective Mutism: I Have No Mouth. But I Must SCREAM...". It features an illustration of an elderly gentleman, reading from a script and wearing sunglasses & fedora hat. Bottom frame: "I Cannot Scream," original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of a young boy's mouth, open, screaming.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E03.Top frame: Headline reads, “New Episode, Selective Mutism: I Have No Mouth. But I Must SCREAM…”.

Selective Mutism: I Have No Mouth. But I Must SCREAM… s02e03/transcript

“Are you okay? Are you okay? ARE YOU OKAY?” Like they’re talking to a Japanese tourist. And if they just shout loud enough… he’ll understand English…

But I’m autistic. And can’t speak. When they unload me from the ambulance & into the ER… (podcast & transript)

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Season 2, Episode 3. Listen or download at 3 dots.

Time to S**t Post…

Ok… The last 8 months… getting #AutisticAF Out Loud Podcast off the ground…. Ate up ALL my spoons. If you CAN eat spoons… But I’m recovering. I think… So, I’ll be posting more short, random, diverse content again… Recipes. Poems. Politics. Art. Random shit… Lemme know what you think. Meanwhile, people are talking about #AutisticAF.me……More

AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E02.Top frame: Headline reads, "New Episode, The Cavalry Never Comes: Sexual Assault & Autism, Pt. 2". It features an illustration of an elderly gentleman, reading from a script and wearing sunglasses & fedora hat. Bottom frame: "Not Everyone Was My Friend," original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of a priest leering. From a frame grab of Mystic River.
AutisticAF Out Loud cover art for S02E02. “Not Everyone Was My Friend,” original digital illustration in a graphic-novel influenced style of a priest leering. From a frame grab of Mystic River.

“The Cavalry Never Comes”: Sexual Assault & An Autistic Life, Pt. 2 s02e02

You can help your autistic loved ones feel safer from sexual abuse & assault…

It starts with honesty about yourself… and them.More

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Share: Every Autistic Boy Deserves a Fierce Mom…

From one of the courageous founders of Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism. Those who have read about my family life get why… Jennifer Byde Myers and Shannon Des Roches Rosa are my heroes. I received word last night that my birth mother died. I had not spoken to her in 10 years… Jenny Alice’s words…More

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2 Comments

  1. Tanya Lee says:

    Hey. Im autistic af to and glad I found your content!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. And Tanya… I’m glad I met you! It tickles me no end when I connect with someone! Keep in touch.

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