An Autistic Review and Analysis of “Loop.” – A Breath of Fresh Air for Positive and Accurate Autism Portrayal

Last month, I wrote a post about my excitement regarding an upcoming Pixar short film called "Loop." Well, the film has now been released (or more accurately, was released a few weeks ago) and I thought I should watch it and do a little review here. I recommend you read my original piece on "Loop" … Continue reading An Autistic Review and Analysis of “Loop.” – A Breath of Fresh Air for Positive and Accurate Autism Portrayal

“All in a Row” Demonstrates how to NOT Portray an Autistic Person – #puppetgate

Imagine that you are trying to create an autistic character for use in a play. The plot of this production centers around autism, and you claim in all of your promotional material that the intention of this performance is to create "love and acceptance." You've had plenty of opportunities to receive input from both autism … Continue reading “All in a Row” Demonstrates how to NOT Portray an Autistic Person – #puppetgate

Etymotic High Fidelity Earplugs Review – A Great Solution to Combat Sensory Overload

One of the most apparent differences between autistic people and neurotypical people is the way we process the world. Autistic people process sensory input differently than most other people, meaning that many places can become inaccessible to autistic people because they aren't accommodating to our sensory differences. What most would consider innocuous public places like … Continue reading Etymotic High Fidelity Earplugs Review – A Great Solution to Combat Sensory Overload