What is it like to have an autistic sister and autistic boyfriend? Today Katie Rose tells all.
When parents pat themselves on the back for having an autistic kid, how does that affect autistics?
Someday they'll find an autism cure, and the birds will come to me to sing, and I'll become a princess, and all my problems will disappear...
Fido is over the moon to meet his new puppy... but soon he discovers that she's behaving strangely. What's going on with his puppy?
In which a decades-old study inspires questions about assumptions in theory of mind.
"Theory of mind deficits" have been used to dismiss and even dehumanize autistic people. How much truth is there to the stereotype?
Autistic people are described as "unresponsive." Here's how it can feel from the inside.
Beginning writers may give their characters cutesy flaws like clumsiness. But a true flaw involves choices and consequences. Here's how to build a realistic character without sacrificing likability.
What makes a detestable villain? Why do readers hate Dolores Umbridge more than Voldemort? How do you write a character that readers just want to punch? Today we explore characters who we love to hate, using Angel Rainnen as an example.
Article after article says that autistics think autism isn't a disability. But that's wrong. Why do people say that, and what is a disability, really?