Autistic shutdown

Ask an Autistic #20 – What are Autistic Shutdowns?
Amythest Schaber

Ask an Autistic #15 – What are Autistic Meltdowns?


ABA Therapy

What is autism and how does ABA therapy work?
Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers

4:07 Applied Behavioral Analysis
B F Skinner

Parallel play refers to playing with another child in close proximity but not interactively.
Rudolph’s Pediatrics, 22e, Self-Assessment and Board Review > Development and Behavior


Carrie Beckwith on stimming

Invisible Diversity: A Story Of Undiagnosed Autism
Carrie Beckwith-Fellows

Carrie Beckwith-Fellows is a freelance writer and vlogger from England. She has written for various online publications, including The Huffington Post, Autistica, the National Eating Disorders Association USA and her own blog, where she shares the reality of living with autism and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Ask an Autistic #1 – What is Stimming?
Amythest Schaber. 2014

there are different types of rocking
there are different types of flapping



Tiffany Williams on Mathematics

The Me You Don’t See
Tiffany Williams
TEDxWashingtonCorrectionsCenterforWomen. 2015

I love math because there is a beauty to it.
It’s a system that defines perfection, which visually and mentally I crave.
My favorite type of mathematics is fractals.

Noah Britton on echolalia

Autism: give me a chance and I will change everything
Noah Britton
TEDxNewEnglandCollege, 2015

I’m hypersensitive to intonation or inflexion

In elementary school I’d judge phrases not based on the content but based on the rhythm of the meter, and so I’d speak in this incredible odd way …

4:30 Why some people have echolalia: we’re judging what we hear based on the inflexion, the intonation and the meter, rather than the words:
– “Hi! How are you doing today?”
– “Hi! How are you doing today?”

psychological reactance


Ask an Autistic #18 – What is Echolalia?
Amythest Schaber

delayed echolalia