OCD Myths vs. Reality

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by obsessions (intrusive, distressing, and unwanted images, thoughts, or urges) and resulting compulsions (physical or mental behaviors a person utilizes as a means of decreasing the anxiety caused by their...

Disclosure

As discrimination is common for anyone who lives on the margins, disclosing neurodivergence is risky. That the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), created to protect disabled people from workplace discrimination, prohibits employers from discriminating based on...

Spoon Theory

  Spoon Theory is quite commonly used in the disability, chronic illness, and autistic communities. Spoon Theory has proven to be a concise way to explain energy levels, and resulting levels of ability, on a particular day.    Spoon Theory originated from...

Autistic Interests

The autistic mind is a monotropic mind. We’re pulled strongly towards our interests. Compared to our neurotypical peers, autists have an increased ability to focus on tasks and activities that interest us. Autistic interests, commonly termed special interests,...