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Autistic Masking – What is it, and why can lead to mental health problems.

Hiding or masking who you are can be an uncomfortable and exhausting experience. For many autistic... read more

A sex worker gave my autistic son the gift of confidence – and I organised the encounter

Anonymous Until he finds the right girl and a loving relationship, how better to channel his sexuality... read more

Autism advocacy and research misses the mark if autistic people are left out

The message from autistic activists is clear: “nothing about us without us”. Philosophographlux/flickr... read more

Your chance to contribute and review the National Autism Guidelines

Autism CRC have now released a draft version of the National Guideline for supporting the learning, ... read more

Teacher mass exodus amid reports students are like ‘caged animals’ in classrooms

A Melbourne special school is under investigation amid a mass exodus of teachers and reports students... read more

ADHD looks different in adults. Here are 4 signs to watch for

Tamara May, Monash University and Mark Bellgrove, Monash University Many people with attention deficit... read more

The education system is broken. Our Autistic kids have a right to an education.

The education system has failed us. My child is back to remote learning and I have had enough! Someone... read more

How to maintain your mental wellbeing as a tired parent.

Maintaining your resilience and wellbeing as a tired parent. is no easy task. According to Kathrine ... read more

Hannah Gadsby navigates the mirror maze of trauma as an autistic, gender queer comedian

Clem Bastow, RMIT University Hannah Gadsby navigates the mirror maze of trauma as an autistic, gender... read more

ADHD: why it can make it harder to keep eating habits in check – and what you can do about it

People with ADHD may tend to only eat a specific food or meal before eventually growing tired of it.... read more

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria - More than being too "sensitive"

Rejection affects individuals in different ways. Not everyone gets over it quickly or easily. Some... read more

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