keeping in mind that it’s midnight and i’m not operating at full mental capacity here, so this is not very intelligently composed. everything that follows was written or otherwise created by autistic people.
excuses to be a jerk by amanda baggs: this is her post that contains the most factual information about autism, but i think her entire blog should be required reading for humanity. she’s also on tumblr at youneedacat.
why you shouldn’t support autism speaks masterpost in case you need to yell at anyone
the loud hands project because beautiful video that everyone should watch
disclaimer: this is just shit that resonated with me and/or that i found helpful. i don’t know what your specific experience has been. also you might experience a lot of fridge horror about your entire life but i hope not because that part sucks. i can direct you toward some angry songs i use to cope with this if you’d like.
Reblogging because it is very common for Autistic Problems to receive messages from people who are unsure of their autistic status asking for resources.