What autigender?

I have some reader requests lined up. While answering those requests may take some time, they are most welcome. Just like everything else done under Kaiao’s brand, this blog exists to serve real needs of real people. So let’s get to it, starting from the oldest request! Definition of autigender is simple: it means that […]

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Demonizing Autism, Dehumanizing Autists

A common and very harmful prejudice against autistic people is, that we are really unpleasant, rude and annoying people. Many people believe that we are difficult to like and almost impossible to love. Knowing this places autists between a rock and a hard place when pondering, whether to disclose autism and face all the prejudice […]

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Autism: spectrum, but not linear

One of the greatest misunderstandings regarding autism is understanding autism spectrum as a line where people can be placed according to their ability to function. At one end are ”quirky people” and at the other end deeply autistic people with developmental disabilities. Linear model of autism spectrum is harmful to everyone and causes suffering. It […]

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