20 Autism Words You Need to Know

The world of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) encompasses a large list of diagnosis-specific vocabulary. Often this jargon can be confusing to those who may not know much about ASD. Understanding these words might help you better comprehend how this condition impacts loved ones on the spectrum and provide insight into their unique needs.

Interoception: The Eighth Sense and Autism

I jotted down on a piece of paper several odd behaviors I recently noticed in my autistic three-and-a-half-year-old son. At first glance, these behaviors didn’t seem related. He never seemed hungry, thirsty, or sleepy. He was often under-responsive to pain or physical touch and overly responsive to the temperature in food and beverages. He alsoContinue reading Interoception: The Eighth Sense and Autism