Entries by Kieran Rose

The Mess of Autism

There is a big pile of confusion over Asperger’s, Autism and functioning labels (high and low) that causes many difficulties for parents. The only clinical difference between Autism and Asperger’s is speech delay around speech milestones, and that does not necessarily mean mutism or selective mutism—it could literally mean partly delayed speech. The two are […]

How We Hide Our Autism

If you are the parent of an Autistic child, I’m going to introduce you to a concept that’s going to scare the pants off you: Your child is going to grow up to be me. I am an Autistic adult. Some people are of the belief that you can grow out of Autism, or that […]