My Autistic Self

My blog about myself as an autist and my experiences with autism. Information and explanation for people without autism, a view of the world from someone with autism.

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  • Webinar Vera Helleman - A review (22 Jun 2020)
    Last week I attended the webinar "The power of autism" by Vera Helleman. The webinar was broadcasted through her own website and was about what she called "The three pillars of autism". I'm going to take this lecture today.
  • Talk about autism (10 Jun 2020)
    About the importance of talking about autism. By talking about autism and explaining it from the point of view of an autistic person, I hope to normalize autism in society. The ultimate goal is that autism is just as accepted as some other "disorders".
  • The AutCast podcast has started! (02 Apr 2020)
    My first episode of the AutCast is online! Exciting! I am very curious about the reactions.
  • The color of autism is gold (11 Mar 2020)
    As a counterpart to the blue there is gold. I'll deal with this in this post. Why is the color of autism gold? And how can we communicate that to the people around us.
  • The role of spokesperson (04 Mar 2020)
    It is important in the struggle for acceptance of autism that information is given about autism. I am already doing this by this blog and by talking to people about autism. I'll take that to the next level next Friday!
  • 17 ways to say “I love you” in neurodivergent (05 Feb 2020)
    Neurodiverse mensen zeggen op een andere manier "Ik hou van jou" dan neurotypische mensen. De verschillen zijn soms subtiel, maar het is belangrijk om ze te noemen.
  • It all starts with understanding (29 Jan 2020)
    In order to understand each other, respect each other and live with each other, basic understanding is needed. Understanding for neurodiversity, understanding for yourself, understanding for someone else and understanding of reality. That this is lacking in some people and institutions, is a subject for today.
  • Welcome to the team little guy (03 Dec 2019)
    My son was diagnosed with autism. I welcome him to the neurodiverse world
  • What is Neurodiversity? (28 Nov 2019)
    What is neurodiversity anyway? And why is it important? I try to answer that question. About acceptance of neurodiversity and the use against ableism.