Autism 101

Autism 101

1.3K Reads 92 Votes 5 Part Story
Autism Info By AutismInfo Updated Nov 15, 2018

Curious about autism? This resource for writers talks about what autism is and how to write an autistic character.

Autism is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disability that affects around 1 in 59 people. Every autistic person is different. Most autistic people typically experience some or all of the common autistic traits, which include developmental delays, difficulty mind-reading, sensory issues, need for routine, stimming, and difficulty understanding and coping with emotions.

This resource is intended to be autistic-friendly.

This is a space for good-faith learning and positivity. It is OK to have questions and to not know things. People commenting in bad faith will be blocked, and possibly reported. (Please do not try to debate mean people.)