Editorial Board Member John Caldora and spouse Alexandria Crabtree Caldora on how autistic people can navigate communication challenges in their …
“This is the most fundamental lesson in founding an autistic student club: you are not alone”: college support group founder Justin Robbins.
Don’t be discouraged if a first or second attempt at reaching out fails—just look for the next opportunity.
Audio interview. Dr. Schalomon: “If you don’t quite know what the student needs, go to the student and ask.”
There’s something incredibly special about communities of autistic and neurodivergent people: we’re not all alike, but we all know what it’s like to be different, which makes us more accepting of people for who they are.
Shared interests (or special interests) don’t just give you something to talk about: they can reflect shared values and shared tastes that will build the foundation for a lasting, loving relationship where you never run out of things to talk about.