Actually Aspling’s Mental Health Campaign!

Autism Spectrum Condition itself is not classified as a mental health condition, however there is a link between the two. It is known that autistic people are more likely to develop mental health conditions. An added mental health condition can enhance and intensify pre-existing autistic traits - therefore it is essential to have support in… Continue reading Actually Aspling’s Mental Health Campaign!

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Actually Aspling: Women and Girls on the Spectrum!

Recent research has made gender (biological sex) a hot topic, exploring how 'males' and 'females' present their symptoms (traits). As requested this blog post is going to discuss how autism manifests in women and girls. This links nicely to my previous post on camouflaging (a distinct trait of girls on the spectrum). Recent research has… Continue reading Actually Aspling: Women and Girls on the Spectrum!

‪Actually Aspling and the Autistic Voice: The Outsider Perspective!‬

Neurotypicals, allistics, non-autistics. I've had so many people tell me "oh, you don't look autistic" or "you look normal" - well honestly, I am autistic and that is that. But not all neurotypicals are the same, I've got friends who completely understand me. Today I decided to get an outsider perspective on autism, a different… Continue reading ‪Actually Aspling and the Autistic Voice: The Outsider Perspective!‬

‪Actually Aspling and the Autistic Voice: The Autistic Perspective!‬

Normally people would introduce themselves, following by a little description about their blog, but I'm going to do things a little differently. I'm going to focus on the autistic voice. I'm going to start my blog with an interview, bringing together a mixture of autistic perspectives. I mean, who better to describe autism than the… Continue reading ‪Actually Aspling and the Autistic Voice: The Autistic Perspective!‬