How To Keep Swimming When You Feel Like You’re Drowning in Medical Expenses

With the introduction of autism or other medical or mental health issues in your life, you may find that (through no fault of your own) you have more expenses than your budget can manage. Even though you most people couldn’t handle it financially, you may find yourself feeling lost, guilty, or overwhelmed. You

Autism and Personality: 6 Awesome Tools To Help You Get To Know You!

You have autism AND a personality. You probably know plenty about autism. Want to know more about your personality? Check out these awesome resources. Autism and Personality Autism and personality is a topic that sparks a bit of linguistic/semantic debate. But whether you call yourself a person with autism or autistic, whether you think

How to Overcome Task Avoidance and See Your Full Potential for the First Time

Task Avoidance Even if you're a master at task avoidance, you can only avoid a task for so long before you bump up against necessity, a deadline, or worse, the realization that what stands between you and the achievement of your goal is this task and your deep desire to avoid

Present Giving in Autistic/NT Relationships: Nail It Every Time!

Let’s talk about autism gifts for adults and teens with autism and neurotypical gifts for adults who don’t have autism. Or better yet, let's don't assume anything based on whether someone is autistic or neurotypical, and let’s talk about gift giving in neurodiverse relationships. Because, gift giving is super important.  In fact,

Managing Autism with the Zero-Based Budget

What’s a zero-based budget and what does it have to do with autism??? Excellent question. The answer is more than you might think. And you can use it for so much more than making decisions about spending! It’s useful in: Budgeting (I know, obvious, right?) Scheduling. Relationship management. Managing your diet. Making decisions

The Truth About Autism and Multi-Tasking at Work

Autism and Multi-tasking I hear it all the time: People with autism can't/or struggle to multi-task. Who really knows whether that's true or not. Autism and multi-tasking. Is it possible? Time will tell, I guess. I can "multi-task" in the sense that I can be juggling a lot of balls at once and

8 Strategies for Success At Work With Autism

How to succeed at work with autism is one of the most ignored topics in autism, and one of the most needed. After all, it is impossible to live independently if you can't generate an income. For those of us with autism, this challenge is real, and we must face it. Currently,

Autism and My Sensory War on Peas

Sensory War on Peas Let me tell you Autism can wreaks havoc on your senses. These sensory issues can manifest in lots of ways. If you've experienced similar sensory nightmares, you'll be able to relate, AND I would love to hear your stories! If not, this articule is for you!

Dear Autistics: Society’s Message Is Wrong & What You Can Do About It

"With the right help and resources, people with autism can be successful." What???? Society’s Message to Autistics At our very core, our very essence, lie the messages we accept for ourselves, all too often as dictated by society. The power of right, encouraging, empowering messages cannot be overstated. By the same token, neither

Compensating for Autism: Different Ways to Amazing Days

Have you ever tried something and thought you just couldn't pull it off? That in spite of your best efforts, you just weren't progressing? Yeah, me too! And it is crazy frustrating. Enter my blog, Her Autism. Though I enjoy writing, it really challenges me. When I first started blogging, I