Autism and PTSD: Similarities and Differences

As an adult seeking autism diagnosis or investigating autism, you may find this article helpful. I've left the original links in from the article and added my own photography. Article copied in full from here. Written by Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D. A recent case study and review highlight overlap between ASD and PTSD. Those who are … Continue reading Autism and PTSD: Similarities and Differences

I love my female Asperger / autistic behaviours

This blog is about my own experience of my autistic behaviours. I've seen and read lots of lists by other women and these have helped me identify as an adult with autism (Samantha Craft's list being my favourite). You can find these and other links on my page, "Am I autistic?" here Feeling different from the majority … Continue reading I love my female Asperger / autistic behaviours

Adult autistic Shutdowns and Meltdowns

From the Inside Out: An Autistic Shutdown (reposted) from everyday aspie. This is the best example I've found online. Reposted without edits, I added my own photography. Autistics have shutdowns. It’s part of life. There are multiple root causes for a shutdown, including the result of sensory overload, physical and mental exhaustion, unexpected news, anxiety … Continue reading Adult autistic Shutdowns and Meltdowns