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The Autistic Me blog launched in 2007. This podcast extends the blog and allows us to reach a wider audience. Episodes often feature autistic guests, speaking about their life experiences. 

Apr 5, 2022

Some autistic adults I know take a month-long break social media during April. April is a month of inspiration porn and martyr mothers, autism cures and absurd ABA success anecdotes.

Others take the opposite approach, making it their mission to respond to every article, blog post, tweet, or discussion about autism they...


Mar 29, 2022

Children’s voices are rarely heard when discussing healthcare experiences. Mayo Clinic Press has brought together Mayo Clinic physicians, young patients, and author-illustrator Hey Gee to collaborate on the new "My Life Beyond" series. Titles in this new series include:

  • My Life Beyond Diabetes
  • My Life Beyond...


Mar 9, 2022

Since 2010, there have been at least three dozen significant autistic characters in feature films and four dozen autistic characters in literary fiction. And, of course, we’ve also seen more autistics on series television. “The Good Doctor,” “Atypical,” and Amazon’s new series “As We See It” are just...


Mar 4, 2022

Gabi and Mary Angelini of Gabi’s Grounds join The Autistic Me for this episode of The Autistic Me. Gabi discusses her quest for fulfilling employment, being bullied, and much more.

From Gabi and Mary:

Gabi is a 24-year-old active, motivated adult with Down Syndrome. When she wanted to find a job, she searched and...


Feb 22, 2022

Samuel Levine is a Professor of Law and Director of the Jewish Law Institute at Touro Law Center, which is part of the Touro College and University System. His work Was Yosef on the Spectrum? Understanding Joseph Through Torah, Midrash, and Classical Jewish Sources offers a unique examination of the life of...