Informative

On The Assumption Of Incompetence

Hello folks, a couple of weeks ago I spoke at the Autism In Higher Education conference on the topic "On The Assumption Of Incompetence". It was the first time I have ever spoken at such an event and I am very happy with how it went. I thought I would share my talk with you… Continue reading On The Assumption Of Incompetence

Podcast

Paula And I Talk About Autism… ft. My Ex-Girlfriend?

Hello and welcome to episode 7 of the I Don't Sound Autistic podcast! This is part 2 of my chat with Paula, and this time we actually talk about autism! We cover topics such as how she feels as an allistic (non-autistic) person involved in helping with social media, to mental health, to our idea… Continue reading Paula And I Talk About Autism… ft. My Ex-Girlfriend?

Informative

Bloody Periods

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello Folks, today's post may be most useful for those of us who get periods, but even if you don't I would still recommend reading this because why not! When we're talking about autism, one of the most well known traits is an aversion to… Continue reading Bloody Periods

Informative

To Mask Or Not To Mask

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello Folks. I decided that today is a fine day to talk about masking. It's a term I have used reasonably often, but have perhaps given less explanation as to what it is than it warrants. Put simply, masking is the act of changing your… Continue reading To Mask Or Not To Mask

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?

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