• Love Across Neurotypes: the beauty in meeting halfway

    Love Across Neurotypes: the beauty in meeting halfway

    Founder of Finding Autism, Amy Cramb, shares the ‘sweet spot’ that can be found when an Autistic person and their non-Autistic partner meet each other halfway: “If both sides work their way up the wall through compromise and acceptance, they can meet at the top – the halfway point – where true connection, understanding, and even love, can arise.”

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  • When Chloe met Riley: the power of neurodivergent love

    When Chloe met Riley: the power of neurodivergent love

    Ahead of our Symposium on Autistic Relationships, we’re exploring the magnetic attraction of neurodivergent love. We interviewed the Director of Studio Misfits, Chloe, and her husband, LGBTQIA+ and mental health advocate Riley, on the benefits of being similarly (and differently) neurodivergent.

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  • Ten Lessons in Love from Lucy, My Assistance Dog

    Ten Lessons in Love from Lucy, My Assistance Dog

    Ten years ago, Autistic Autism researcher and multi-artist Dr Dawn-joy Leong rescued Lucy Like-a-Charm from the Greyhound racing industry. What started as a simple pet-owner relationship blossomed into a cherished symbiotic support partnership. Here, Dawn-joy shares the many gifts Lucy has brought to her life.

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  • “Just Ask Me”: The Importance of Respectful Relationships Within Schools, a summary for non-academics 

    “Just Ask Me”: The Importance of Respectful Relationships Within Schools, a summary for non-academics 

    In this research, published in mid-2021, Autistic and non-autistic researchers set out to understand the school experiences of Autistic young people and adults (aged 16-67). Their aim was to understand the interactions Autistic people experienced within the educational environment, and what barriers and enablers were present for Autistic inclusion and participation. 

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  • My Autistic Journey and the Birth of Au-some Women

    My Autistic Journey and the Birth of Au-some Women

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    • February 09, 2022

    Following the diagnosis of her son, Natalie Garmson had a lightbulb moment that explained her life to date – she, too, is Autistic. Unable to find any support groups specifically for Autistic women, she set out to create Au-some Women where women meet in person or online and share their lived experience, insight and tips, and empower each other to love their authentic selves.

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  • Divergent love: Navigating love and relationships as an Autistic adult

    Divergent love: Navigating love and relationships as an Autistic adult

    What constitutes a successful relationship when you’re Autistic and in love? Join guest blogger, Stevie Lang, as they explore some key elements of having a healthy and happy relationship.

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