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Personal Perspective

Mindfulness Doesn’t Help With Bear Attacks

Press Play to Hear an Audio Version of the Post Hello folks. Let me start off by saying that I know this post will be a little controversial, as I know how strongly some people feel about the topic we are talking about today. The topic? Mindfulness. Before I say anything, I want to acknowledge… Continue reading Mindfulness Doesn’t Help With Bear Attacks

Quizzes

Quiz: Which Autism Conspiracy Are You?

Hello folks, I thought today was a great day for another quiz! First and foremost, I want to point out that this quiz is entirely satirical and everything from here on out should not be taken seriously. That said, I am sure you are all wondering which of the many autism conspiracies you should help… Continue reading Quiz: Which Autism Conspiracy Are You?

Overview

Do I Want to Go to a Desert Rave?

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks. This post came about through a mixture of my own independent thoughts and listening to the latest episode of the podcast over and over again as I edited it, thus causing me to reflect deeply on some of the things that Gemma, Georgie,… Continue reading Do I Want to Go to a Desert Rave?

Podcast

Asparagus, Vaccines and Common Decency

Hello, welcome to episode 2 of I Don't Sound Autistic! This is a continuation of the conversation Gemma, Georgie, Matilde and I were having in episode 1, and so if you have not listened to that one then I recommend you do that first. Our conversation took some rather random turns but we touch on… Continue reading Asparagus, Vaccines and Common Decency

Podcast

I Made A (Captioned) Podcast!

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks! This post contains some very exciting news which I am eager to share with you! After a few months of deliberation and planning, I Don’t Look Autistic is expanding into a new media: podcasting! I have managed to hop on this trend a… Continue reading I Made A (Captioned) Podcast!

Personal Perspective

Germany Made Me Gay

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks! I thought a nice wholesome topic for this post would be my coming out! I promise that my ASD is relevant to the story, and I think it also raises some interesting ideas about how autism and sexual orientation are intertwined. When I… Continue reading Germany Made Me Gay

Personal Perspective

I Think Hermione Is Autistic

Press Play to Hear an Audio Version of the Post Hello folks! One topic that I have been wondering whether or not to write about is representation in media: autistic representation that is. It is quite a tricky topic due to conflicting ideas about what autism is, and so I have largely ignored it. However,… Continue reading I Think Hermione Is Autistic