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Autism and Confidence – Part 2 – How can a lack of Confidence impact on Autistic People ?
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Autism and Confidence – Part 2 – How can a lack of Confidence impact on Autistic People ?

The previous article in this series looked at why autistic people might lack confidence. This article will take a look at how this can impact on them.  A lack of confidence is something that can affect anyone at some time in their life, but how does this lack ...
Autism and Confidence – Part 1 – Why do people with Autism lack Confidence?
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Autism and Confidence – Part 1 – Why do people with Autism lack Confidence?

Autistic people can often struggle with confidence, or rather a lack of it. This can impact on their daily lives and challenge their most basic relationships. There are a lot of non-autistic people who also struggle with their confidence, and there are autisti...
Questioning Autistic People about their Autism – when is this ok?
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Questioning Autistic People about their Autism – when is this ok?

There seems to be a lot of strong feelings around the autism community regarding being asked about autism. This is not just true of autistics; a lot of gay, trans and religious people seem to resent being asked what they feel are ignorant questions about their...
The Spectrum – Part 5 – How useful is the term On the Spectrum?
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The Spectrum – Part 5 – How useful is the term On the Spectrum?

The first few articles in this series looked at the use of the word spectrum, and where the term spectrum orginates from. But what are some of the pros and cons of the use of this word? Can it be helpful for people to use? Or is it something that should be avo...