Hello, it’s autism acceptance month. You have a few days left to be accepted by an autistic person! Good luck!
“What would you have done, if I’d started screaming at those people at the park?” I asked Ming. He was driving, and I was passenging. I’d just been sensory and socially freaked out by inconsiderate party goers at the park. “Would you have said, ‘Let’s go,’ and moved us out of there?” “No,” Ming said. … Continue reading let’s go
Hello, today I had a bad social and sensory experience at the park. My spouse Ming and I went out to the rose garden at Lorenzi Park here in Las Vegas. Wow, so many roses are blooming. We walked around to see the different kinds. It was beautiful and smelled delicious. Then a bunch of… Continue reading sensory
Speaking about ourselves is important, as we are the experts of ourselves, and we can share so much insight that can’t be gathered any other way. The people who speak about us have a very limited outside view. For example, if someone judges my behavior against what they consider normal for themselves, they can misunderstand… Continue reading speaking about ourselves
Hello, I’m Laura-Marie. I want to explain why I’m self-diagnosed as autistic, how that feels, and how it affects my life. what autism is I didn’t know until recently what autism even is. I’d heard of it as a super-male brain with social cluelessness and awkwardness, lack of empathy, and being out of touch with… Continue reading why I’m self-diagnosed
This video shows me talking about and demonstrating some of my favorite stims. My spouse Ming and I were at a beautiful wetlands in California, on a long roadtrip. In the video I explain how everyone stims, it’s valid, and it doesn’t have to be a problem or something to be ashamed of. There are… Continue reading my favorite stims
Hello, I’m Laura-Marie. I’m working on this new website for autistic liberation. I like your stims is for all neurodivergent people, formally diagnosed and self-diagnosed. Being unconditionally valid is a great place to start. I plan to include resources for all ages of autistic people, but especially adults. I’d also like ways to connect and… Continue reading I like your stims