List of blogs by Actually Autistic bloggers

All bloggers are Autistic (or co-blogging with Autistics and marked “includes non-Autistic contributors”).

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Unranked blogs and Endnotes

Autism-focused personal Autistic blogs (back to top)

The Silent Wave 43; Dx39; Woman; EDS, PTSD, Celiac, other autoimmune, HH; biracial (Caucasian-Cajun-Native); married; USA (Texas); 2008-2021; Who Loves Kitty, Laina’s Collection, YouTube, Maidenlion
Hidden Aspergers (Why it’s absolutely exhausting to be a hidden aspie) Dx40s; 2021-2021
OldLady With Autism 69; Dx65; Woman; retired; finding autism in undiagnosed elderly; USA (Michigan, northern); 2019-2021
Jorik Mol 33; Dx18-; Male; Dep, Anx, CPTSD, dyspraxia; teacher; queerness, education, public speaker; partnered with Autistic; UK (England, Berkshire, Reading); 2020-2021
High-Functioning Madison Dx18-; Woman; USA; 2018-2021
Taryn Is Autastic 23; Dx17; Woman; physically disabled; student; Canada; 2021-2021; TikTok
Aspergers and Me Dx18+; Woman; 2011-2021
uniqueperspective7 33; Dx4; Male; 2012-2021
Autistic & Unapologetic James Sinclair; 27; Dx18-; Male; finding the positive in every diagnosis; 2017-2021
I Don’t Look Autistic Sarah; 21; Dx17; Woman; LGBTQ+, synesthesia; university student; friendly dinosaur enthusiast; UK (England); 2020-2021
Actually Aspling Dx25; Woman; dyslexia, dyspraxia, epilepsy; 2018-2021
ActuallyAutisticJessica 22; Dx22; Woman; Dep, Anx; USA (Michigan, mid); applying to medical school; single; 2021-2021
Delightfully Quirky 48; Dx47; Woman; project coordinator; USA (Il, Chicago); 2020-2021
Embrace ASD Natalie Engelbrecht & Martin Silvertant; Dx25 (Martin) & 48 (Natalie); Autistic couple; registered psychotherapist, naturopathic doctor (Natalie) & graphic designer, illustrator (Martin); high-functioning autism advocacy; Canada (Ontario, Oakville); 2018-2021
this great ape 40s; Dx40s; chronic pain, ME; life with invisible disabilities; 2014-2021
Female Divergent 2020-2021
Behold! A Mythical Creature 2018-2021
In the Loop About Neurodiversity Cassandra Crosman; 24; Dx4; Woman; freelance transcriber; USA (Oregon); 2019-2021; Facebook
Autistic Science Person 20s; Dx24; Woman; graduate student; autistic masking; 2018-2021
to aspie or not to aspie Dx20s; Woman; Anx, dyslexia; 2017-2021
Life with Aspergers Gavin Bollard; Dx36; Father of Autistics; Anx, HH, OCD, ADHD; Technology; married; Australia; 2007-2021
Autistic Not Weird Male; 2015-2021
You don’t seem Autistic? 25; Dx17; Woman; administrator; UK (England, Derbyshire); 2018-2021
The-Aut-Vocate Mother of Autistics; 2018-2021
The Autistinquisitor 22; Dx7; ADHD, BPD, PTS; student; Indian musician (pianist/singer/occasional songwriter); Canada; 2016-2021
Aspie Blogger Morgan; 20s; Dx17; Woman; information technologist; UK; 2020-2021
Restless Hands 2011-2021
My Autistic Adventure Dx2; UK; 2019-2021
Speaking of Autism… Quincy; 19; Dx18-; Male; GAD; Colorado; 2019-2021
Rohit Doel 2020-2021
Autism and women Tracy; 53; Dx51; Mother of Autistic; CPTSD, fibromyalgia; private tutor, English teacher; married; UK (England, Essex, Saffron Walden); 2019-2021
Me, Myself & My Autism 20s; Dx17; Woman; residential child care officer; UK (England); 2020-2021
Everyday Autistic Dx40s; Mother of Autistic; 2012-2021; My Spectrum Suite, Everyday Asperger’s, LinkedIn
Different not Deficient Jo Richardson; 40s; Dx38; Mother of Autistic; PDA, ME, FND, OCD, ADHD; writer; married; UK (England, Essex); 2019-2021
Just Keep Stimming! Dx19; 2017-2021
Andy’s Spectrum Andy; 27; Dx26; Male; Anx, Dep; married; UK (England, County Durham, Newton Aycliffe); 2020-2021; Facebook
Undercover Autism Dx46; Parent of Autistic son; senior manager social care; professional, parent and person; married; UK (Wales); 2020-2021; Off Down The Rabbit Hole
Autistic life 2019-2021
The Autistic Advocate Kieran Rose; 41; Dx23; Parent of Autistic; SPD, Dep, APD; writer, activist; married; UK; 2017-2021; Facebook, Twitter

Non-Autism-focused personal Autistic blogs (back to top)

This is my place 65; Dx50+; retired; nudist; married; USA (CA, Los Angeles); 2017-2021; I’m Not Dead Yet…
Peaceful Rampage 80smetalman; 60; Dx18+; DAMP; support worker; married to bi-polar spouse; UK (England, Gloucestershire); 2013-2021; 80smetalman’s Blog
Finding Hope Lauren Alex Hooper; 26; Dx20; Woman; Anx, Dep, BPD, OCD, self-harm, trichotillomania; music and songwriting (my occupation); 2017-2021; laurenalexhooper, SoundCloud
Autistic Zebra Dx30s; Mother of Autistics; Ireland; 2015-2021
Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog 44; Dx17-; Woman; single; USA (Kentucky); 2014-2021
Autisticoronapoliticalifragilisticexpialidocious Sax Goddess; 40s; Dx40s; Woman; making connections between seemingly unrelated topics; married; USA (Oregon, Portland metro area); 2020-2021
Autistic Nick Dx40; Male; single; 2017-2021
Blue Sunsets Dx57; 2020-2021
anonymous gods 42; Dx41; Male; ADHD, OCPD; senior project manager; South Africa; 2021-2021
Autistic Mama Kaylene George; 20s; Dx20s; Mother of Autistic; Anx, PTSD; author; married to male with ADHD and dyslexia; USA (WA); 2014-2021
Megan’s Mind Symphonies Dx18-; Mother; married to NT; USA; 2017-2021
Diary of Self 28; Dx20s; Woman; GAD; IT specialist; married; USA (MD); 2017-2021
WxTheAutismStorm: Weathering the Autism Storm JP; 27; Dx10; Male; apraxia of speech; meteorologist; about living with Autism and weather; dating; USA (CA, San Jose); 2021-2021
The Medusa Diaries Medusa; 18; Dx15; Woman; OCD, Dep, Anx; student; aspiring journalist; UK (Scotland); 2020-2021
Moon Disorder 20s; Dx18+; Woman; bipolar 1; student; artist and writer; single; Australia (Adelaide); 2021-2021
Notes from the physics lab 25; Dx21; Woman; GAD, IBS, Dep; postgraduate researcher; UK (England, Surrey, Guildford); 2020-2021
Another Spectrum 72; Dx60; Male; migraines; married to NT; New Zealand; 2014-2021
The Engaging Mind of Autism Daniel Aadland; 35; Dx20s; Male; ODD; self-employed; stim and pattern thinker; single; USA (CA, Riverside); 2021-2021
Living with Undiagnosed Autism Dx20s; Woman; writer; UK; 2020-2021
Confessions of a Newly-Diagnosed Autistic 20s; Dx20s; Non-binary; librarian; UK (England, South); 2021-2021
How I Lost All My F-cks Meg Hartley; 38; Dx37; Woman; fibromyalgia, likely ADHD; writer; strong voice, often uses humor; USA (CA, Long Beach); 2016-2021
The Inked Autist 2.0 34; Dx14; Male; Dep; engineer/culinary student; non-specific spiritual; single; USA (TX, San Antonio); 2016-2021
Discovering My Authentic Self Jamie; 32; Dx18+; Woman; Anx, dep, SPD; in a relationship; 2018-2021
Learn About Autism Blog Rosemary; 30s; Dx31; Woman; ADHD, Anx; autism and neurodiversity coach; USA (Utah); 2021-2021
hsphaven Dx20s; BPD, CPTSD, Dep, Anx, SPD; writer; Australia; 2016-2021
TBB Freelancing Services 40s; Dx40; Parent of Autistic; bipolar; freelance writer & photographer; showcases photography; married; UK (England, Swindon); 2019-2021; Instagram, Facebook
TAS Thoughts 20s; Dx20s; Non-binary; CPSTD, DID; blogger, freelancer; USA; 2020-2021; Medium
Sarah Boon 20s; Dx24; Woman; dyslexia; master’s student; single; UK; 2019-2021
Autism, Left Handedness and Me Jaytayz; 50s; Dx40s; Mother of Autistic (suspected); married; UK (England, Surrey, Guildford); 2020-2021
Autistic Crisps, ADH-Dip Helen; 40s; Dx18+; Mother of Autistics; ADHD; poet and pianist; creativity, identity, self; UK (England, Southeast); 2021-2021
Autism, Life & Learning The Autistic Gecko; Dx16 & 19; Male; non-epileptic attack disorder; student; autism, mental health and (I am a) podcaster; UK; 2020-2021; podcast, Instagram
CrazyFitnessGuy Jimmy Clare; Dx18-; Male; an Autistic college student obsessed about healthy living; USA; 2017-2021
Neurodiverse mama Dx40; Mother of Autistic; USA; 2020-2021
The Invisible Moth 42; Dx35+; Parent of Autistic; Anx, SPD, dyslexia; self-published author, dancer, has Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education; 2016-2021
Manual Transmission: Shifting Gears as an Adult with Autism Bart; 57; Dx50+; Male; ADHD, sleep disorders; continuous improvement leader in food manufacturing; life hacks and perspective; married to NT; USA (Virginia); 2021-2021
Positively ASC 30s; Dx30s; Mother of Autistic son; dyslexia; blogger; creative art-loving family; in a relationship with dyslexic; UK; 2018-2021
Rosie Weldon Dx25; UK; 2019-2021; Amazon, YouTube, Twitter
ASD, ADHD & Me Raine Weeks; 30s; Dx35; Woman; ADHD, OCD, Dep, Anx; student; UK; 2018-2021
A Flickering Life 37; Dx13; Male; Anx, Dep; USA (Arkansas); 2014-2021
Geek Alabama Nathan Young; 34; Dx18-; Male; geek, nerd, event coverage, reviews, news, and cooking; single; 2011-2021; Traffic Light Pixels
Charlie Hart Neurodiversity Advocate Charlie Hart; 45; Dx42; Mother of Autistics; Anx; HR systems analyst; married; UK (England, Birmingham); 2019-2021; Facebook
The World Through My Eyes Dx30s; Parent; Netherlands; 2021-2021
blah blah blah 2010-2021
Liminal Nest 2017-2021
The Autistic Psych Student 2021-2021
Alternative World Alan Conrad; Dx55; author; shyness, literature, history, science; Canada (Toronto); 2017-2021
From an Autistic Point of View Megan Rickards; 20s; Dx12; Woman; respite caregiver and pop culture/personal blogger; autism: different yet similar; USA (California, Temecula); 2017-2021; Future of the Force
The Syster Wyrd Katerina Kerosna; 37; Dx18+; Mother of Autistic; PTSD, ADHD; self-employed; spirituality, self-improvement, philosophy, psychology; divorced; USA (Louisiana, Moss Bluff); 2021-2021
Allison Wall Allison Wall; 30s; Dx30; Woman; celiac, ADHD; tutor, editor, writer; USA (KS); 2017-2021
Ada Hoffmann 33; Dx13; science fiction author; Canada; 2014-2021
Catholic Aspie Mom 29; Dx27; Mother; Anx; student; Catholic; married; Germany (Brandenburg); 2018-2021
Celebration Generation Marie Porter; Dx15; Woman; Spandex costumer and author; married; Canada (Ontario, Hamilton); 1998-2021; Spandex Costumer, Spandex Simplified, Celebration Generation
The Autistic Lady 30s; Dx20s; Mother of Autistic daughter; married to NT; 2020-2021
Because I’m Fabulous 50; Dx18+; Woman; Dep; topics: transgender, mental health, LGBTQ; single; 2013-2021
Aurelia Under the Radar Aurelia Lightcaster; Dx19; Woman; OCD, Anx, Dep, paranoia; student; headcanons, life, musician; USA (CA, NorCal); 2021-2021
Jo Farmer – The Autistic Mouse Mouse; 40s; Dx46; Woman; ARFID; document controller; disability; UK (England, Surrey, Woking); 2010-2021
Kate Murray Kate; 65; Dx38; Woman; dyspraxia, dyslexia; student; writing and art; married; UK (Wales, Swansea); 2012-2021
Allie Wrote Allie Mason; Dx23; Woman; adventure, sport, children’s author; UK (England, Gloucestershire); 2021-2021
Anxiously Autistic 2021-2021
Asperger’s Identity 2021-2021
My Autistic Self Samantha; 27; Dx18-; Woman; Anx, Dep; Disney cast member; artist, writer, reader; single; USA; 2019-2021; Tumblr
Diagnosed As An Adult Rachel; Dx35; Woman; ADHD; ADHD, childhood trauma; married; UK (England, Kent); 2020-2021
Curious Autistic Autistic Curiosity; 19; Dx18-; Non-binary; ADHD; student; stimming and neuroqueer advocacy; South Africa (Gauteng); 2020-2021
Karen A. Taggart Dx46; Woman; 2020-2021
Jennifer Lee Rossman – Speculative Fiction Author Dx18+; USA; 2016-2021; Amazon
Mettatsunami Dx54; Woman; retired; travel, Buddhism, and life; USA; 2016-2021
My Life on the Spectrum 60s; Dx50+; Woman; OCD; substitute teacher’s assistant; single; 2016-2021; Facebook
Living Suicide Blogs Dangil; Dx24; scientist, writer, advocate; Canada (British Columbia, Vancouver area); 2020-2021
Autism from the Heart 36; Dx34; Male; factory worker; single; Australia (Queensland); 2011-2021
Reflections 42; Dx33; Mother of Autistics; married to Autistic; 2018-2021
This is for you, Carrie Dx23; 2016-2021
The Autistic Soldier Dx35; Male; PTSD, Dep; service supervisor; veteran, Christian, combat tours; married; USA (southern); 2021-2021
Living Life on the Spectrum 2017-2021
Zeenath Mann Zeenath Mann; 30s; Dx7; Woman; ADHD; social media specialist, professional blogger; USA; 2020-2021
my open book Squash; 35; Dx32; Parent of Autistic daughter; radio DJ; USA (Alabama); 2017-2021; podcast
i am so proud of you 2016-2021; Maggie Taylor – Medium
Nothing if not verbose Dx30+; Australia; 2013-2021
tales by the unexpected 33; Dx30; Male; ADHD, Dep; Belgium; 2016-2021
@autisticgpshh @autisticgpshh; Dx40+; ADHD, PDA; doctor (GP); UK; 2020-2021
A Neurodiverse Relationship Dx35+; joint blog with NT wife; 2021-2021
The Schizophrenia Diaries Hannah; 23; Dx17; Woman; schizophrenia, PTSD, Anx; married; USA (NV, Las Vegas); 2020-2021
Aphantastic Writer Deborah Markus; 53; Dx18+; Mother of Autistic (suspected); aphantasia, FB, endometriosis, trypophobia; apartment manager; novelist, short-story writer; married to NT; USA (CA, Los Angeles County, Santa Monica); 2021-2021
Spectralisation 40s; Dx20s; Male; ADHD; artist; single; UK (England); 2021-2021
Paper Fury Dx21; Australia; 2011-2021
The Masking Tapes Florence Grant; 21; Dx18; Woman; UK (England); 2021-2021
The Elysian Collective rose iris theodosia elysium; 23; Dx18; Non-binary; LGBTQ+, wheelchair user, EDS, POTS, narcolepsy, MCAS, GERD; DID, CPTSD, ADHD, BPD; student, writing tutor, farm aide; plural pagan creative writers; USA (Pacific Northwest); 2021-2021
Not Weird, Just Autistic J.R. Reed; 55; Dx46; Male; ADHD, Anx, Dep, GAD; author, autism advocate, speaker; White; single; USA (Missouri); 2018-2021
My Upside Down Life 2020-2021
A Life Of A Aspie By Simon Phillips 2016-2021
Reports from a Resident Alien Lisa Daxer; 30s; Dx23; Non-binary; Dep, PTSD, ADHD, abuse survivor; asexual; Understanding NTs through the Power of Science; single; 2005-2021; Autism Memorial
[EX]s[PECT]rum greatness 2017-2021
Benedict Roff-Marsh 51; Dx45; Father of Autistics (suspected); apparently unemployable :-O; composer & record producer; partnered with probable Autistic; Australia (Gold Coast); 1989-2021; YouTube, bandcamp, New Possibilities Tarot
Sally J. Pla Dx45+; Parent of 3; children’s book author; reading, writing, teaching, family; married; USA (California); 2015-2021
Aut-Ish Onikage; Dx25; Woman; hypermobility, learning difficulties, Anx; UK; 2018-2021; Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, podcast
Autistictic Dx24; Woman; married to NT; 2015-2021
Autie In Wonderland Dx33; in English and Italian; 2020-2021
Aliens Among Us David & Craig; 40s; Dx40s; Male; project professional & film maker; joint blog, high school friends; married; Australia (Victoria, Melbourne) & USA (CA, LA); 2019-2021
Autistic Widower Dx48; UK; 2017-2021
faithautismandme Liz; Dx53; Parent of Autistics; carer; married; UK (England, Norfolk); 2015-2021
Apparently Autistic 2021-2021
Jacci Pillar 40s; Dx40s; Non-binary; SPD, CPTSD, Anx, chronic illness, hypermobility, hyperacusis; anthropologist, comedian, author; truth bomber; Australia (Victoria, Melbourne); 2014-2021
Astrid R. Brandon 20s; Dx21; Non-binary; ADHD, Dep, Anx; writer; pagan queer author/artist; seeing someone with ADHD; USA (Virginia, Hampton Roads); 2020-2021; Twitter, Amazon
Warrior Dad Stories Warrior Dad; 31; Dx27; Father of Autistic; ADHD, dyspraxia; education; single; UK (England, London); 2021-2021
Emmeline 33; Dx21; Woman; linguist; avid crocheter; married to NT; Australia (Canberra); 2014-2021
J. J. Brown, Wordslinger 40s; Dx18+; Woman; 2014-2021
Michael Forbes Wilcox Dx58; Male; 2011-2021
Relearning The Basics 29; Dx26; Mother; unemployed; single; UK (England, Lancashire); 2020-2021
Jane Lively 30s; Dx18-; Woman; Anx, DID, Dep, FB, HH, IBS, LGBTQ+, NSp (sometimes), SPD, Tourette’s, PTSD; single; USA (TX, DFW, metro); 2008-2021; TikTok
One Small Step 23; Dx21; Woman; recent university graduate; autism in women; UK (Scotland); 2020-2021
Autistic Odyssey 2021-2021
Inside an Aspie’s Space 2019-2021
Part of Me Jeff P.; 38; Dx38; Male; infreq, Anx; theatrical and audiovisual technician; introspective gamer, sometimes funny?; single; USA (UT, Salt Lake City, Taylorsville); 2012-2021
Highly Functional Growth Mexico; 2020-2021
The Changeling Diaries Brittney R.; 30s; Dx30; Woman; Anx, Dep; USA (Tennessee); 2019-2021
Rainbow Road: One Autistic Woman’s Journey Through Life 28; Dx3; Woman; food Allergies; type 1 diabetes; Anx; ADHD; CAPD; CPTSD; SAD; excoriation; hyperacusis; hyperlexia; substitute preschool teacher/graduate student; child development and psychology; single; USA (CA, Sacramento); 2019-2021
crippledscholar 34; Dx18; Woman; cerebral palsy; 2015-2021
Invisible to seen NSp; Canada; 2018-2021
A Clear Voice, One Aspie’s Journey Mari Stein; 74; Dx50+; Woman; dyslexia, spatial difficulties, congenital hippocampus flaws; retired author; married to NT; USA (OH); 2013-2021
The Aspie Dialogues | Autism and Diversity Matters Jon Dorfman; 30s; Dx9; Male; Dep; staff at New Avenue Café; videographer; USA (PA, Swarthmore); 2011-2021; Crazy Good Studios
Fierce Autie 2019-2021
An awesomely autistic asexual 26; Dx13; Woman; GAD, Dep, APD, IBS; single; UK (England, North East, Newcastle); 2021-2021
Artificiallyhip 2014-2021
The Autistic Naturalist Dx12; 2017-2021
Autistic Daydreamer Dx40s; Father; UK; 2020-2021
Political Aspie Randall Cadenhead; 40s; Dx18+; Male; ADHD; disability and Autistic politics; single (complicated); USA (Texas, El Paso); 2019-2021
Abnormal Diversity 30s; Dx15; Woman; PTSD; psychologist in training; aspiring author; single; Canada; 2006-2021
Ian Takes The Mike Dx40s; UK; 2018-2021
We Ate The Paste Dx18+; Mother of Autistic; 2010-2021
Rosie Writes Rosie; 30s; Dx20s; Woman; APD, GAD, IBS, LGBTQ+, PCOS, PMDD, PTSD, SAD, asthma, panic disorder, agoraphobia; pansexuality, creative writing, trauma, parent loss, Irish-American; USA (upper midwest); 2015-2021
Raven Ambition’s Aspergers BLOG Kimberly Gerry Tucker; Dx30s; Mother of Autistic; Selective mutism; artist, advocate; author of Under the Banana Moon; introversion, arts, books and life; widowed; 2013-2021; Facebook, Twitter
The Elements of AuTiSm Saffron; 20; Dx20; Non-binary; Anx; student; UK (England, Suffolk, Newmarket); 2021-2021
Parenting Through The Fog 2016-2021
Sally Cat PDA 2018-2021; PDA by PDAers/strong>, Free PDA
The Wandering Mind Dx46; Mother of Autistic; Australia (Queensland); 2016-2021
Autistic Selves(tumblr) 2021-2021; YouTube
What’s the time? 2019-2021
The Autistic Homestead: Butterscotch Cottage 29; Dx18+; Woman; ADHD, Anx, ARFID, Dep, LGBTQ+; freelancer; gardening, wildlife, occasional crafts; married; USA (Georgia); 2021-2021
Autism and Expectations Rhi Lloyd-Williams; Dx30s; Mother of NDs; writer, advocate, mentor, public speaker; a positive and practical approach; married to NT; UK (Wales); 2016-2021; Autact Theatre CIC, Autism HWB
Aspergers as an adult Dx30; Male; USA (CO, Colorado Springs); 2020-2021
Autistic in NYC Mona Pereth; Dx50+; Woman; programmer; long-term Autistic partner; USA (NY, NYC, Queens); 2019-2021; WordPress
Eccentrics United Dx18+; Woman; 2011-2021
Sarah Nannery 33; Dx32; Mother of Autistic; author; myth-busting, parenting, communication; married to NT; USA; 2019-2021
The Illusion Of Controlled Chaos Charlene Perry; 38; Dx36; Woman; Anx, ED, bisexual, PTS, SPD; homemaker; atheist; married; USA (CT); 2012-2021; Redbubble
Bluntly Speaking T.K. Aspy; 20s; Dx8; writer; USA (NY, New York City); 2018-2021
alison rising 40s; Dx17; Woman; PTSD, Dep, Anx; writer, music producer; 2015-2021
ArtsAflame Dx25; 2018-2021
Heath Wilder Dx48; Non-binary; ADHD, Dep, Anx; director of CRM; actor, indigenous; married; Australia (NSW, Sydney); 2012-2021
Jess’s practice blog UK; 2011-2021
Neurodiverging Danielle Sullivan; Dx32; Mother of Autistic; stay-at-home parent; Autistic parent of ND kids; USA (Colorado, Denver); 2020-2021; Instagram
My Joyous Feature Dx18-; 2016-2021
Critical Neurodiversity Dx20; university teacher; politics, ethics, neurodiversity, theory; UK; 2016-2021
innerdragon Dx20s; Woman; Dep, PTSD, OCD, Irlen; 2014-2021
Jessica Jenkins 2020-2021
Outdoor prescription and me Dx18+; 2017-2021
Ryan Boren 2002-2021; Gravatar, Stimpunks
Navigating Life Dx28; Canada (British Columbia, near Vancouver); 2017-2021
Beckett’s Food Journey 14; Dx4; ARFID; food and food aversions; USA; 2021-2021
Dear Walden 30s; 2016-2021; Dream Walden
Neurodivergent Rebel Christa Holmans; Dx29; Woman; Anx; Twitter addict & YouTube content creator; 2016-2021
One Piece of the Puzzle 30s; Dx3; Male; paraprofessional; single; USA (FL, Tampa Bay Area); 2020-2021
My Autistic Dance 47; Dx35+; Woman; Anx, GAD, Dep, ED; 2011-2021
21andsensory Emily; 20s; Dx25; Woman; SPD, OCD, Anx, hyperhidrosis, dyslexia; graphic designer and illustrator; UK; 2015-2021; Instagram, Twitter
Musings Of An Autistic Mind 2016-2021
BOHICA LYME: EVOLVING MALE Dx teens; USA; 2013-2021
Autistic Emmalyn Emmalyn; 20; Dx10; Woman; Anx, Dep, PMDD; transcription; USA; 2021-2021
Invisible Light 2021-2021
Pharaohs World! 2016-2021
PDA Rebellion 2014-2021
autismjungle Dx18+; Male; 2010-2021
Queerly Autistic Dx23; Woman; 2017-2021
August Queue 25; Dx20; Non-binary; OCD, PTSD, ADHD, Dep, Anx; content creator; The Opinionated Queer; polyamorous; USA (New York); 2020-2021; Instagram
Autistically Real Dx40+; Parent of Autistics; medical assistant; USA (North Carolina, RTP); 2018-2021
Autistic Hippy 30s; Dx20s; Mother of Autistic son; married to Autistic man; Ireland; 2021-2021
THE KII TO LIFE Kii; 33; Dx20s; Non-binary; ADHD, GAD, SAD, JHS; student; Croatian; Japan; 2020-2021
dreaming fish 2009-2021
my perspective. my journey. my autism. Jennifer; 20s; Dx20s; Mother of Autistic (suspected); grocery store stocking; married; USA (Arkansas); 2021-2021
Zen Master* Bear** Speaks*** Dx54; FB; creative technologist; UK (England, London); 2020-2021; TEDx Talk
Wonder Witch 21; Dx5; Woman; schizoaffective, Dep, PTSD, Anx; artist; Mental health, art therapy; in a relationship; Australia (VIC, Wodonga); 2018-2021
Izzie Kirkpatrick 35; Dx10; trans woman; Anx, Dep, partially FB, OCPD, Irlen, migraines; UK (Scotland); 2019-2021
Autie Angel 39; Dx35; Woman; CPTSD, Anx, Dep, alexithymia, SPD, APD, Irlen, vision impairment, dyscalculia, self harm, chronic illness, autoimmune, ulcerative colitis, Lyme, pancreatitis, migraines; Gardening, Music, Art, Poetry; has boyfriend; USA (MA, Cape Cod); 2012-2021; Sergeant Sparrow, Lost Ghost
Autistic RN 2021-2021
Opening Up Connor J Sheffield; 26; Dx25; Male; mental health; UK; 2020-2021
Multifarious Threads 2015-2021
Lydia Wilkins Lydia; Dx15; Woman; 2014-2021
The Simple Catholic Dx18+; 2015-2021
Mind the Flap 2017-2021
Nothing But The Truth Dx42; Mother; UK; 2019-2021
Wildeman’s Words 2008-2021; Galaxy Zento
theepicautistic Male; 2013-2021
Niko Boskovic (facebook) 20; Dx3; Male; student, self-advocate, listener, NSp; 2015-2021; OCDD
Autie Scot Sam Melnick; 25; Dx12; Non-binary; Dep; UK (Scotland); 2017-2021
Tell me why the world is weird Dx20s; Christian; 2012-2021
Living with ASD 70s; Dx60; Woman; retired – artist, musician, dancer; married to NT; USA; 2018-2021; Joan O’Connell’s Artwork
Faith, Hope, and Love…With Autism NSp; 2013-2021
Ido in Autismland Male; NSp; 2011-2021
The Autistic Alien Dx12; 2018-2021
The Diamond Perspective Dx30s; 2020-2021
Author Dahlia Donovan 2014-2021; Reviews
Hazelwood Consulting LLC 30s; Dx30; Woman; ADHD, EDS, POTS, MCAS; USA (NC, Asheville); 2018-2021
Full Spectrum Mama 2012-2021
Bohemian Humanist 23; Dx20; Woman; LGBTQ+, Anx, Dep; university student; New Zealand; 2016-2021
Quoughts Dx48; 2010-2021
LauraKBuzz.com Dx17; UK; 2013-2021; Uncomfortable Labels
Wherever the Lamb of God leads I will follow Him Hannah; 30s; Dx19; Woman; ADHD, Dep, GAD, ED, BDD, PCOS, self-harm, insomnia, mania; unemployed; fierce Christian; single; USA (VA, Newport News); 2015-2021
Autism Unfurling (Formally The Aspie Teacher) Dx36; Mother of Autistics; 2012-2021; Tumblr
Life on the Spectrum Dx40; 2019-2021
It’s Just Socks 2021-2021
Laura Jayne’s Life! 25; Dx4; Woman; university graduate; UK (England, Lincolnshire); 2017-2021; Instagram, Twitter
Common Sense Dx teens; 2020-2021
HARRY J. THOMPSON Dx teens; UK; 2019-2021; The PDA Paradox
aspiblog Thomas Sutcliffe; 46; Dx31; My photographs are a regular feature; 2011-2021; Londontu.be
Autistic Anecdotes and Photography Angie Davies; Dx60; Woman; ADHD, Anx, APD, ED, SAD, dyscalculia, dyslexia, learning difficulties, hypersensitivity (noise / smells); engineering / science (hobbies: photography, part-time dairy farming); humour, farms, animals, factual; single; UK (England, north of London); 2018-2021
The Autism Cafe Dx18+; Mother of Autistic; 2016-2021
Brilliant Male; writer; 2020-2021
Growing up as female aspie Dx18-; 2020-2021
Theweirdbreakingpoint Dx30+; 2017-2021
Wool’s Words 34; Dx20; Woman; actress, singer, songwriter, insurance agent; USA (New York); 2021-2021; AshleyWool.com, Twitter, Instagram
My Colourful Life Suzi; 30s; Dx37; Woman; Anx, Dep; payments officer; lifestyle, mental health; UK (Wales, South); 2018-2021
A Multitude of Musings 35; Dx21; Woman; blind, cerebral palsy, DID, PTSD, BPD; married; Netherlands; 2018-2021
The Normality Factor 47; Dx43; Mother of Autistic sons; life insurance agent; married; USA (TX, Irving); 2005-2021
shayesie 2015-2021
Hyper brain, Busy body! Penfold; Dx8; Woman; ADHD, PTSD; UK (England); 2018-2021
Mental Illness by Pebbel Art Sweden; 2018-2021
The Aspergeric Free Spirit 2018-2021
SnowCalmth 20; Dx7; PTSD, nonfluent aphasia, Dep, infreq; 2016-2021
Michael John Carley Dx36; Father of Autistic; author, consultant, former executive director; married to NT; 2014-2021
Dare to Listen NSp; 2015-2021
Dark Side Monologues Orthodox Christian; 2015-2021
globalphreak 2016-2021
The Colley Collective Dx3; 2020-2021
Autistic Minimalist Dx18+; 2018-2021
Autistic Women 41; Dx40; Mother of Autistic; Anx; women’s testimonials and resources; widowed; USA (midwest); 2020-2021
I Stop Somewhere Waiting For You Eric P. Van Gucht; 34; Dx10; Male; passionate about sports, acting, writing, and travel; 2014-2021
Thing of Things 2014-2021; Medium
An Autistics View 2017-2021
Autism Chick 22; Dx9; Woman; OCD, Dep; Sweden; 2020-2021
Sew Many Scrunchies 2019-2021
A Listful of Horrors 30s; Dx30s; Male; writer; UK; 2015-2021
WADLOKA Paul Wady; 50s; Dx41; autism trainer for the National Autistic Society; Buddhist, synthesist, performer, writer; married to Autistic; UK (England, London); 2014-2021; Paul Wady Guerilla & Stealth Aspies, Stealth Aspies Theatre Company, The Terminal Beach, The Model Aircraft Museum
The Autism Pastor Father; 2016-2021
Cats & Cantrips 20s; Dx18+; Non-binary; Dep, Anx, PMDD, PTSD, agoraphobia, chronic pain; engaged to NT; Australia; 2020-2021
NOTES FROM THE EDGE annakarenina99; 50s; Dx50; Woman; psychotherapist; musings, stories, rumination, life; single; South Africa; 2020-2021
The Social ADHD Aspie Lady Dx35; 2019-2021
Realistic Ponderings Bethany; 20s; Dx20; Woman; Anx; university student; autism and mental health; UK (England); 2017-2021
RobertLovesPi’s Blog Male; 2012-2021
An Unique Mind 33; Dx4; Woman; Christian; USA; 2019-2021
Someone’s Mum Dx37; Mother of Autistic son; UK; 2016-2021
Welcome to My Autistic Journey Dx teens; 2020-2021
The Shadow Listener Dx26; 2009-2021
The Secret Life of an Autistic Teenager Rebecca; teens; Dx12; Woman; secondary school student; thoughts and opinions; Ireland (Leinster); 2020-2021
Thoughts of an Autistic Australian Rose; 24; Dx21; Woman; Dep, Anx, LGBTQ+; student; partner to ND; Australia; 2019-2021
She speaks her heart 30s; Dx12; blindness, disability rights, self-advocacy; USA (Illinois, Chicagoland); 2016-2021
Maya Moonstone Maya; 31; Dx30; Non-binary; Anx, Dep, BPD; adjunct professor; Wicca, mental health; USA (New York); 2020-2021
reforgedinblood Ben; 40s; Dx38; Male; delivery driver; relationships, God, marriage; married; USA (Pennsylvania); 2016-2021
Autistic Goth Mouse Parent; 2016-2021
Neurodiversity Acceptance Davvo7; Dx50; Male; autism trainer/instructor; in love; UK (England, North West); 2020-2021
The Royal Circle of Autism Dx18+; Mother of Autistics; 2017-2021; Facebook
Chic Gibson Dx41; Father of Autistic; 2012-2021
Devin S. Turk 24; Dx14; Non-binary; ADHD, gender dysphoria, ME, Dep, Anx; college student; USA (Mid-Atlantic); 2018-2021; Twitter
The Autistic Gamer 60s; Dx50+; married; 2013-2021
Tyler’s Thoughts Dx2; 2017-2021
Aspie Diaries 23; Dx8; Woman; early childhood educator; Canada (Newfoundland, Conception Bay South); 2011-2021
Aiden Tsen Aiden Tsen; 20; Dx13; Non-binary; chronic pain, Dep, Anx; LGBT Chinese Oxford dropout; UK (England, London); 2021-2021; RISEN ZINE
North of Andover 49; Dx30s; PTSD, chronic pain; 2012-2021
Just A Square Peg 2020-2021
Flea Forresting 2019-2021
Yenn Purkis Autism Page Yenn Purkis; 40s; Dx20; Non-binary; atypical schizophrenia; Autism advocacy, writing and public speaking is consuming passion; Australia; 2014-2021; (archives), (website)
Megan Strant 30s; Dx18+; Mother of Autistic daughter; organisational change consultant; married to man with ADHD; Australia (Victoria, Melbourne); 2019-2021
Ms. Ocampo Writes 30; Dx12; Woman; Anx; 2013-2021
Jade Marie Dx20s; 2016-2021
NeuroInsurgent Michelle; 33; Dx29; Woman; ADHD, LGBTQ+; Canada (Ontario); 2019-2021; anomalapropos – ə-nŏm-ăl′ăp-rə-pō′
Anastasia Curtis Writes 22; Dx17; Woman; Dep, Anx; student; writer, aromantic, loves life, imaginative; Canada; 2018-2021
Musings of An AfterThought Sara; 30s; Dx35; Parent of son with special needs; PCOS, PTSD, Anx, expressive language issues; automobile claims service representative; imperfectly perfect random topics; married to NT; USA (CA, San Bernardino County, Rancho Cucamonga; 2010-2021
Writing for Sanity’s Sake 26; Dx16; Woman; bipolar, Anx, aphantasia; homemaker; author, writer, fan fiction; married to Autistic; USA (Oklahoma); 2013-2021; Patreon, GoFundMe
The Autistic Super-Blog!! 2017-2021
sunyi dean 34; Dx31; Mother of Autistic son; writer; mixed race, writing, SFF, family; married to NT; UK (England, West Yorkshire); 2017-2021; Goodreads
Unraveling Indigo 20s; Dx28; Woman; optometrist; British Asian; UK; 2020-2021
Fox Talks With Letters NSp; 2015-2021
Gretchen Leary (McIntire) 30s; Dx23; Woman; Anx, dysautonomia, OCD, ADHD; engaged to Autistic; USA (MA, Boston); 2012-2021
The Autistic Me Dx18+; Male; 2007-2021; C. S. Wyatt
The Autistic Adulting club 20s; Dx16; Parent; Anx; carer; married; UK; 2020-2021
Ann’s Autism Blog 2014-2021
Candidly Autistic Dx35; 2015-2021
Geek in Overload 20s; Dx21; Non-binary; Dep, Anxiety, ME; gardener; UK (England, South Yorkshire); 2016-2021
Margaret Jean Dx50+; Parent of Autistics; tax preparer and writer; living with Asperger’s and loving it.; Canada, BC, Surrey, Newton; 2011-2021; Caregiver Me
Helen Needham – Me.Decoded Dx41; Mother of Autistic; management consultant in financial services; 2015-2021
Mother, wife and myself Megan Metcalfe; 20s; Dx27; Mother; Dep, Anx, SPD, APD; parent life; married; UK (England); 2020-2021
Claud Van-Nimwegen Dx18; Non-binary; Anx, Dep, OCD; 2021-2021
little OrphanAspie 2020-2021
Vicsta 2017-2021
Superior Realities Tyler F.M. Edwards; Dx20s; Male; Dep; freelance writer; Canada (Ontario, Toronto); 2011-2021; The Books of the World Spectrum
Wandering Words Dx18+; 2018-2021
Vision of the Night Dx18+; Dep, OCD, Anx; Jewish; 2017-2021
Diary of a Painfully Shy Introvert Emma-Lucy; 30s; Dx16; Woman; Dep, Anx, PTSD; student/unemployed due to disability; mostly daily posts; single; UK; 2017-2021
A Guy Called Bloke Rory Matier; 50s; Dx40s; Male; it’s complicated – partner ND; UK (England, Kent); 2017-2021
The Musical Autist 2011-2021
A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent Parent of Autistic; dyslexia, ADHD; bereaved; UK (England, Yorkshire); 2017-2021
Lauren Hannah 26; Dx21; ARFID, Anx, APD, Dep, dyscalculia, IBS, LGBTQ+ (aromantic/asexual); book blogger, autism service dog; Netherlands; 2017-2021
My Soul’s Tears 2011-2021
Lyn Miller-Lachmann Dx50; Mother of 2 (NT and ADHD); writer and translator; writing while Autistic, translating the world; married; USA (NY, NYC); 2012-2021; The Pirate Tree
Anime – Movies – Wrestling MIB; Dx42; Male; Dep, HH, OCD, PDA, SAD, dyspraxia, narcolepsy, synesthesia; unemployed; anime/movie reviewer, amateur filmmaker, video editor; single; UK (England, Kent, Orpington); 2012-2021; Vimeo, Orpington Video and Film Makers, Twitter, Facebook
ChevsLife Dx30+; Mother of Autistic; Living and Parenting with Intent – Unmasking the Journey to Optimism; 2014-2021
Life of an Aspie Aspie Answers; Dx16; Anx; unemployed; mental health, acceptance, European; New Zealand; 2017-2021; YouTube, Facebook

Group Autistic blogs (back to top)

Learn From Autistics interviews with Autistics (and others); 2015-2021
Wrong Planet Autism Community Forum 2004-2021
The Art of Autism 2012-2021
Asperger’s & Autism Forum 2010-2021
THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM includes non-Autistic contributors; 2010-2021
GRASP 2016-2021
NeuroClastic 2015-2021
Asperger Experts 2012-2021; YouTube
Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network 2009-2021; Facebook
Penfriend Project | Geek Club Books Dx18+; 2013-2021; Zoom Autism Magazine
AIM for the Rainbow 2019-2021
Autistic Problems (tumblr) 2011-2021
Autistics 4 Autistics (A4A) Ontario 2017-2021
Autistic UK | For Autistic People, By Autistic People 2017-2021
Autism HWB Flo and Rhi; Dx30s; sharing health and well-being posts by autistic writers; UK; 2019-2021; Rhi Lloyd-Williams. Florence Neville
Autistic Collaboration 2017-2021
Me.Decoded includes other neurodivergences; 2018-2021
Autistibuddies Dx18+; UK (Wales, Gwent); 2019-2021
Autism Wiki 2012-2021
National Autistic Society – our Community 2015-2021
r/AutismTranslated 2019-2021
Spectrum Women Barb Cook; International online publication by Autistic Women for Autistic women; 2016-2021
AU-TI latest news correspondence and journalism; 2020-2021; Twitter
Support & Education for Adults on the Autism Spectrum 2011-2021
autistic headcanons (tumblr) 2015-2021
SEEDs for Autism Blog 2016-2021
Noncompliant – the podcast includes non-Autistic contributors; 2019-2021

Autistic blogs with other focuses (back to top)

autisticinnerspace comics; 2011-2021
Autie-biographical Comics comics; 2019-2021
Aspie Mouse Blog Christopher Conty; 72; Dx60+; Father of Autistic son; ADHD; graphic novel of Autistic mouse who survives & thrives by doing the unexpected; married; USA (Massachusetts, Arlington); 2019-2021
Steve Asbell comics; 2019-2019
Autistic Self Advocacy Network 2012-2021; Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr
The Other Autism 41; Dx38; Woman; EDS, MCAD; research communications specialist; Canada (British Columbia, Vancouver); 2020-2021; Facebook, Twitter/strong>
Improve Your Social Skills Male; 2012-2021; Daniel Wendler
International Badass Activists Eve Hinson; 40s; Dx30; Mother of Autistics; synesthesia, self-harm, hyperlexia, FND, dyscalculia, chronic pain, chronic illness, autoimmune, alexithymia, PTSD , HH, FB, CPTSD, LGBTQ+, pansexual, androgynous; married to NT; USA (CA, Fresno, Tower District); 2014-2021
adults with autism Dx48; Male; 2013-2021
Autism Memorial 1944-2021
Engaging Technical Workers Tim Goldstein; 60s; Dx54; Male; Anx, bipolar; engaging technical workers; Autism in the workplace; married; USA (Colorado, Denver); 2017-2021
The Participatory Autism Research Collective 2017-2021
The Aspie World UK; 2018-2021; YouTube
Rational Demand Avoidance 2018-2021
autistic groups fairness watch Maurice Frank; Dx35; ADHD; gardener; participative; UK (Scotland, Central Belt); 2005-2021; ELAS, Edinburgh Asperger’s
Jorn Bettin knowledge archaeologist, anthropologist; 2011-2021; Autistic Collaboration
Daily Life with Asperger’s Al Kutil; 60s; Dx34; semi-retired; autism research; married; USA (Wisconsin); 2013-2021
Henny Kupferstein Dx30+; Mother of Autistics; EDS, Crohn’s, MCAD deficiency; doctoral student; USA (CA, San Diego); 2013-2021
Phil Gluyas: Autism News and Views Dx30s; Male; 2013-2021
Janine Booth 54; Dx45; London Underground station supervisor, trainer, writer; Socialist, campaigner, trade unionist; lives with NT partner; UK (England, East Sussex, Lewes); 2014-2021
Cal’s Blog Cal Montgomery; 2017-2021
Life after learning you’re autistic Dx42; Woman; #autisticwhilebrown; 2018-2021
Weird But Not Broken A.G.; Dx8; Woman; NVLD; business owner; university/college, women on the spectrum, African Americans; USA; 2020-2021
Autism Hall of Fame (Awetism Hall of Fame) 2016-2021; Awetism Hall of Fame, The Genius of Autism Wiki
Twainbow 2017-2021

Unranked Autistic blogs (back to top)

Terra Vance – NeuroClastic 41; Dx30s; Mother of Autistic; ADHD, OCD, SPD, SID, dyslexia, dyspraxia, cross-dominance, EDS, synesthesia; industrial and organizational psychology consultant; writing the neuroverse; married to Autistic; USA; 2018-2021
my life on the spectrum Dx20s; Dep; USA (Massachusetts); 2019-2021
The Autistic Phoenix Alan Robinson; 54; Dx52; Father; SAD; analyst; married to possible Autistic; UK (England, Hampshire); 2019-2021
Thoughtistic Dx19; Woman; OCD, chronic pain; married; USA (CA, Los Angeles); 2017-2021
AutisticMummy 32; Dx15; Mother of 1; Anx, Dep, ED, SPD, JHS, dyslexia, dyspraxia, fibromyalgia; customer service; making lemons into lemonade; engaged to NT; UK (England, South Yorkshire); 2018-2021; Facebook, Instagram
A coherent thinker 22; Dx18; Woman; student; Christian; posts about autism and God; UK (England); 2019-2021
Aspie Orchid Rebekah Wall; 20s; Dx17; Dep, short term memory loss, Irlen, dyspraxia, Anx, panic disorder; student; partnered to Autistic; UK (England, East Anglia, Norwich); 2019-2021
Awesome, with Some Difficulties Deanna Javier; 32; Dx28; Mother of daughter; Anx, Dep, fibromyalgia; stay-at-home mom; married; USA; 2019-2021
I’m not broken Dx50+; Mother of Autistic daughter; unemployed; married to Autistic; Australia; 2019-2021
Jay’s World Jay; 40s; Dx3; Non-binary; Anx, APD, ARFID, CPTSD, DID, EDS, FB, GERD, HH, LGBTQ+, NSp, OCD, SPD, autoimmune, dyscalculia, self-harm, synesthesia, wheelchair user, intellectual disability; disabled; Australia (New South Wales, Sydney); 2019-2021; Jupiter Rose Art
Lost in AsperWorld 2019-2021; Xanderbell
Niraj’s blogs Niraj; 22; Dx2; Male; student; blogs about mental health; UK (England, London); 2019-2021
Once You’ve Met One: Advocating For Yourself Kay; Dx18+; Woman; social media manager/assistant; my journey through life as a Black Autist; Canada; 2019-2021; Facebook
Out of Sound Mind 40s; Dx40s; Male; schizophrenia, OCD, PTSD; artistry and craftiness; single; 2019-2021
Trailblazing Autism Sarah Michelle Ramos; 20s; Dx2; infant/toddler assistant teacher; creative, independent-minded woman; engaged to NT; USA; 2019-2021; Autism Society, Best Buddies
An Autistic Freedom Fighter 42; Dx33; Male; USA (WA); 2020-2021
I’m Not Drunk, I’m Autistic Nera Birch; 27; Dx12; Woman; Anx, Dep, POTS; self-advocate; USA; 2020-2021; The Mighty, YouTube
Lucy-Alice Lucy; 30s; Dx13; Woman; bipolar; art, writing, likes computers; UK (England, Birmingham); 2020-2021
Mr. Maxwell 40s; Dx39; No label; ADHD, lupus, Hashimoto’s, Anx; teacher; married; USA (east coast); 2020-2021
Sincere Self-Worth Clothing Christia; 19; Dx16; Woman; student; UK; 2020-2021
As Told By Ash Ash; 23; Dx14; Woman; student; Ireland; 2021-2021
Eclectic Mama 30s; Dx5; Parent of Autistics; ADHD, OCD, Anx, bipolar, Dep; homemaker; USA (TX); 2021-2021
Exploration of life as a neurodiverse creative Dx54; Non-binary; ADHD; visual artist, MA photography student; late diagnosis; UK (England, West Yorkshire); 2021-2021; Photography artist Jillian Boyd, Facebook
Kate Nicole 26; Dx26; Mother of Autistic; MCAS, ADHD, POTS, EDS; teacher; mama, teacher, autism lifestyle coach, friend; USA; 2021-2021
The Girl Who Is… 22; Dx18+; Woman; PTSD; college student with part-time jobs; USA (Pennsylvania, central); 2021-2021
Autistic, Typing (facebook) Jules; Dx30s; Mother of Autistics; ADHD, PTSD; intersectional activism disability race; single; USA (midwest); -2021
Accalia Baronets – Medium Mooni; 26; Dx18-; Woman; ADHD; disabled; autism, gaming, television, disability; USA (Texas); 2017-2021; Archive of Our Own
Peter Wynn – Medium Dx35; 2017-2021
Invisible Autism – Medium 30s; Dx28; Anx, Dep; student; New Zealand; 2018-2021
Purple Ella Ella Tabb; 40s; Dx37; Mother of Autistic; ME; married; 2011-2021; YouTube
My Journey on the Autism Spectrum Skyler; 36; Dx33; Non-binary; Netherlands (North Brabant, Tilburg); 2012-2021
the uninspirational 30s; Dx30s; Non-binary parent of Autistic; CPTSD, ADHD, ME, EDS; 2015-2021
Autism Is Individual 30s; Dx21; Woman; 2016-2021
The Sarcastic Autist 30; Dx20s; Non-binary; PTSD, Dep, Anx, Endometriosis; 2016-2021
AuTom’s Spectrum 30; ADHD; autism self-advocate; USA (MD, Baltimore); 2017-2021
Autistic Empath Grace; Dx35; Woman; ADHD, Anx; writer; adulting while Autistic; USA (Louisiana); 2018-2021
Autistic life 35; Dx32; Male; GAD, PTS; seeking MBA & accounting degree; partnered with NT; USA (NY); 2019-2021
Emergent Divergence 31; Dx26; Male; OCD with psychotic features, PTSD; writer; UK (England, Brighton); 2019-2021; Facebook
Mitchell’s Life with Autism Mitchell; 18; Dx4; Male; epilepsy; blogger; letterboard communication; USA (IL, Chicago); 2019-2021
#AutisticAF Johnny Profane; Dx63; singer/songwriter; musician; married to NT; USA; 2020-2021; Spotify, ‎Apple Music, YouTube, Bandcamp
Autistic Rights and Freedoms Christopher Whelan; 29; Dx25; Male; IBS; registered social worker; social equality, equity, justice, inclusion; Canada (Alberta, Fort McMurray); 2020-2021
BeautiDivergence B; 41; Dx30+; Woman; ADHD, PTSD; autism advocate, dogwalker; married to Autistic; USA; 2020-2021; The Mighty
Flapping Away 23; Dx17; Woman; Dep, Anx; student, learning disability support worker; LGBTQ+; living with partner with ADHD, learning difficulties; UK (England, Leicestershire); 2020-2021
Muslim Mama On The Spectrum Noor Abdul; 30s; Dx35+; Mother of Autistic; PDA, ADHD, bipolar type 1; writer; Muslim mama artist writer; married to NT; Southeast Asia; 2020-2021
The Autistic Old Bat 55; Dx54; Mother of Autistic; APD, Dep, FB, LGBTQ+, aphantasia, excoriation, hyperlexia, self-harm; publisher; married to Autistic woman; UK (England, Nottingham); 2020-2021
Star Ford 52; Dx30s; Woman; 1989-2021; A Field Guide to Earthlings
Making It Up 40s; Dx40s; Woman; home educator; UK; 2003-2021; Living otherwise, Choosing different
The Quiet Life Dx18+; teacher aide; Christian; single; USA (southeast); 2006-2021; The End Time
GeoStories Isaac Buckley; 23; Dx4; Male; synesthesia, celiac, TBI; inventor; Catholic homeschool graduate; single; USA (Oregon Coast); 2007-2021
What Have We Learned? 54; Dx30s; Father of Autistic adults; writer, technician; divorced; USA (AZ, Phoenix); 2008-2021
[Oh.Opiate.Oh.Revolver] 35; Dx30; Male; Dep, GAD, PTSD; grad student; single; USA (NE, Omaha); 2009-2021
Most Likely to Succeed Heather Holbrook; Dx35; Mother of Autistic; homemaker and patient care assistant; married to NT; USA (MN, Twin Cities); 2009-2021
Art by Nicole Corrado 30s; Dx8; Woman; artist, illustrator; Canada (Ontario, Toronto); 2010-2021; Art
AStrangerInGodzone Dx50+; Parent of adult NT daughter; LGBTQA+; writer, artist, Kiwi; New Zealand; 2010-2021
Autistic Wordpainter Alyssa Marie Bethancourt; 42; Dx25; Woman; writer of fantasy novels, recovering desert rat; 2010-2021
My Continuing Journey 40s; Dx40s; UK; 2010-2021
Maranda Russell 38; Dx30; Woman; Dep, Anx, bipolar, ME, fibromyalgia; Freelance writer and book reviewer; Writing, Art, Vlogging, Empathic/Sensitive; married; USA (OH, Dayton); 2011-2021
Rami Ungar The Writer works with people with disabilities; horror author; 2011-2021
Rosie Writes… 30s; Dx34; Anx, Dep; long-term sick, book-blogger; UK; 2011-2021
wordsthatlastforever 50s; Dx40s; Parent of Autistic son; warehouse worker; Christian, positively bubbly; married; USA (Illinois, McHenry County); 2011-2021
Aeoli Pera 2012-2021
Aspie Catholic Jason Thayer; 40s; Dx18+; Male; Roman Catholic; no political commentary; single; 2012-2021
Into the Dance Dan; Dx18-; direct support professional for people with disabilities; devout Catholic; single; USA; 2012-2021
Tatasan’s Blog Dx30; Woman; self-employed; food; USA (CA, Los Angeles); 2012-2021
Vamp It Up Manchester Chrissie; 30s; Dx35; Woman; dyspraxia; disabled; partnered with suspected Autistic; UK (England, Manchester); 2012-2021
Healthy Possibilities Dx41; has ND partner; 2013-2021; Mindful Body Awareness
Jenny Bristol 40s; Dx45; Woman; Anx; freelance writer/editor; USA (AZ); 2013-2021; GeekDad, GeekMom
Making an ass of myself 67; Dx59; Male; married; 2013-2021
Nichole- Autism With A Splash of Creativity Dx18+; Australia; 2013-2021
Queer Vegan Frankie Mouche; 36; Dx31; Non-binary; ADHD; HGV truck driver; married to ND man, partner to ND woman; UK (Wales); 2013-2021
Roxical Thinking Rox Nicholl; Dx40s; Mother of Autistic daughter; epilepsy; carer for daughter; Christian; married; UK (England, North East); 2013-2021
Sarah Stup’s Blog 30s; Dx4; Woman; NSp; 2013-2021
Stuart Neilson Dx45; Male; 2013-2021
subtly autistic 34; Dx26; Woman; HH, vestibulopathy, hyperacusis; IT consultant; UK (England); 2013-2021
The World We Create Dx26; Parent of 2 Autistics and 1 with learning disabilities; dyspraxia; teaching; married; Canada; 2013-2021
unwrittengrace Grace; 28; Dx9; Woman; bi-racial Christian wannabe writer; 2013-2021
AC Keeble Dx9.5; Male; student; alternating creative intellectual rebel; UK (England, Essex, Hornchurch); 2014-2021
Autism Appreciation Frank L. Ludwig; 57; Dx50; childcare worker; poet; 2014-2021
Cathy Tea’s SimLit Anthology Cathy Tea; 60s; Dx59; web editor, writing instructor; self-identification, gifts, challenges, modifications, healthy living; USA; 2014-2021
Melissa Fields, Autist 61; Dx36; Gender-nonconforming; Artist, writer; single; 2014-2021
My Antimatter Life Dx40+; Woman; 2014-2021
Nerd Rambles Megan; Dx18-; Woman; retail; pop culture, nerdy goodness; UK (Scotland); 2014-2021
Paul Isaacs Dx20s; Non-binary male; autism “fruit salad” analogy; author, speaker, trainer, consultant, artist, poet; 2014-2021; Paul Isaacs Autism
Riko’s blog: PDA and more 34; Dx28; Gender non-conforming; PDA, OCD, AIWS, POTS; 2014-2021
RJ’s Blog Richard Southworth; Dx11; Male; reviewer, writer, traveller, nature lover; UK (England, Lancashire); 2014-2021
The Amethyst Lamb Rachel; 27; Dx25; Woman; Anx; social worker (child & family advocate); vegan, yoga teacher; single; USA (Ohio); 2014-2021
Amazing Artists Alexandra; 27; Dx15; Woman; children’s book series author; illustrator, animator, movies, reading; single; USA (CA, southern); 2015-2021; (website), Amazon, Love & Autism
Ausomeautistic Dx18+; Parent of Autistic; 2015-2021
Autism Guide Shaun; 41; Dx30+; Male; 2015-2021
Belkatya Katie; 20s; Dx25; Woman; Dep, Anx, infreq; editor; mental health, observation; UK (England, Derbyshire); 2015-2021
Deafblindcan Tyrone Cook; 41; Dx40; Male; HH; unemployed; Anglican, poetry and short story writer; single; New Zealand (Hamilton); 2015-2021
Finding Life’s Silver Sun Elizabeth Bulfer; 31; Dx27; Woman; Dep, EDS, arthritis, chronic illness, dysautonomia, fibromyalgia, wheelchair user; blogger; married; USA (Colorado, Denver metro area); 2015-2021
J’s 20s; Dx20s; Woman; Anx, APD, Dep, NSp, SPD, dyslexia, selective mutism; freelancer, actress, artist; relationships, family, career, emotions; single; Asia; 2015-2021; Instagram, Facebook
jo fox – adventures in art Dx18+; 2015-2021
Living whole 50s; Dx51; Woman; Anx, APD, EDS, FB, FND, GAD, HH, IBS, JHS, OCD, PCOS, PDA, POTS, PTS, SAD, SPD, autoimmune, chronic pain, dysautonomia, fibromyalgia, hypermobility, migraines, synesthesia; artist; UK; 2015-2021
Mickey Mayhew Dx16; Male; researcher/writer; partnered; UK (England, Surrey); 2015-2021
Musings of KarlettaA Dx32; Woman; Dep, Anx, ADHD; 2015-2021
Plan Another Day Cindy; 31; Dx30; Parent; homemaker; bullet journal/planning resources; married to NT; USA (OR, Portland); 2015-2021; Instagram
The Autistic Blogger George Harvey; 26; Dx3; Male; customer assistant; reviews, personal experiences; single; UK; 2015-2021; Autistic Blogger Reviews
The Discerning Reader Dx10-; Woman; alexithymia, Anx; USA (CA, SF Bay Area); 2015-2021; YouTube
The Snacking Sage Dx6-7; ADHD, APD, DID, dyspraxia, gender dysphoria; philosophy, self-improvement, mental health, LGBTIQ; 2015-2021
A gorilla’s existential crisis Matt Johnson; 30s; Dx29; Male; Dep; unemployed; UK; 2016-2021; SpaceTyrannosaur
Amanda’s Tales Dx teens; retail floorperson; Tales from an Autistic!; Canada (Ontario, Waterdown); 2016-2021
autistsix Lisaba; 50; Dx38; Mother of 4 Autistic daughters with Anx & Dep (youngest also has ADHD & dyslexia); Dep, Anx; carer; six autistics together; married to suspected Autistic (with Dep); Australia (Western, Swan); 2016-2021
Comments From The Pecan Gallery 26; Dx17; Woman; Anx; engaged; 2016-2021
Damnable Humbuggery 48; Dx45; Dep, GAD; information technologist; married to NT; USA (TX, Houston); 2016-2021
dorkFarm kiyote23; 50; Dx47; Father of Autistics; Anx, SPD; computer scientist; married to NT; USA (IA, Des Moines, Merle Hay Neighborhood); 2016-2021
Eclectic Autistic 48; Dx43; Non-binary; married; 2016-2021
hello World with Miyah Sundermeyer 2016-2021
On the wrong steamship Dx30s; ocean liners, Star Trek TNG; 2016-2021
Rosebud Rosebud; 20s; Dx3; Woman; Anx; student; single; UK (England); 2016-2021
stompgal87 34; Dx4; Woman; creative worker at neurodivergent recruitment agency; UK (England, London); 2016-2021
The Psy of Life Dx48; Parent of Autistic; Anx, FB, PDA; Snarky, sarcastic, and profane; married to NT; 2016-2021
The Ramblings of Bob Christian 40s; Dx39; Father; published poet; 2016-2021
Welcome 29; Dx7; 2016-2021
Young Radical Escapist with Autism Ashwin Kumar; 31; Dx24; Male; Anx; recruitment; single; India; 2016-2021
35 years old and finally understanding 2017-2021
A Grieving Autistic Adult 62; Dx49; Woman; Anx, Dep, fibromyalgia, OCD; part-time librarian; care-giving, grief, Christian; single; Canada (Ontario, Kingston); 2017-2021
A Is For Aoife Not Autism Dx23; Woman; 2017-2021
Autie and Lace Leah Maple; 29; Dx25; Woman; ADHD, Anx, Dep; Autism, Mormonism, and gnomes; married; 2017-2021
Autistic-elly Elliott; 30s; Dx12; Non-binary; ADHD, Anx, bipolar, BPD, clubfoot, arthritis, fibromyalgia; on disability; obsessed with superheroes, anime, and transformers; Canada; 2017-2021
Autistickish 57; Dx53; Father; humor and other opinions of an autistic man; married; 2017-2021
Awake Alive Outraged Laura Lewis; 50s; Dx50+; Mother of Autistic & NT; ADHD; advocate; removing the stigma; married to NT; Australia (Queensland); 2017-2021
C. M. Weller’s Musings InterNutter; 40s; Dx40; Parent of Autistics; Anx, Dep, APD; indie author; Australia (Queensland); 2017-2021; Realm of the InterNutter
Dan Jones Hypnosis Dx30s; Male; author, trainer, YouTuber; autism, parenting and mental health professional; married to NT; UK (England, West Sussex, Chichester); 2017-2021
Dan the Traveling Man 28; Dx18-; Male; LGBTQ+; tourism/hospitality; travel, history, art, nature; USA (MA, Greater Boston Area); 2017-2021
Fenris’ Realm 30s; Dx22; Male; Anx, Dep; infreq; Scandinavia; 2017-2021
JLM in Euroclydon JLM; 60; Dx50+; Mother of Autistics; Anx, Dep, CPTSD, binge-ED; writer, secretary, babysitter of grandchildren; lover/follower of Jesus; widowed; USA (Illinois, central, rural); 2017-2021
Life on the Spectrum Kylie; 31; Dx18-; Woman; about embracing Aspergers and my own journey; 2017-2021
Limbic Noodle 40s; Dx30s; Mother of ND daughters; high school teacher; divorced; Canada (Saskatchewan); 2017-2021; Wattpad
Love Eliasson Love Eliasson; 25; Dx15; Male; artist and writer; in English and Swedish; Sweden (southern); 2017-2021
My Aspie Life 20s; Dx14; Woman; single; USA (SC, Charleston); 2017-2021
My Longing Shall Gather Athlynne; 30s; Dx20s; Woman; Dep, Anx; transcriber; Celtic pagan, asexual; single; USA (northeast); 2017-2021
Purple Adventures Renée; 22; Dx19; Non-binary; APD, Dep, functional neurological disorder, GAD, JHS, infreq, LGBTQ+, ME, chronic illness, chronic pain (CRPS), epilepsy, hypermobility, migraines, suspected IBS, Osgood-Schlatter disease; unemployed; single; Australia (Queensland); 2017-2021; Etsy
Revolutionary Musings 30s; Dx34; Male; ADHD, Dep, Anx; reluctant poet; single; USA; 2017-2021
The Secret Aspie Dx48; Mother of Autistic; PTSD, Anx, DID, Dep; polyamorous, BDSM; lifelong learner (sexually explicit); Australia (Sunshine Coast); 2017-2021
Thoughts of an autistic christian Dx30; Woman; ADHD, specific learning difficulties; 2017-2021
Treeshallow Musings Kathryn Rossati; 30; Dx28; Woman; Dep, Anx; author; poetry, book reviews, children’s and YA writer; UK (England, Isle of Wight); 2017-2021; (website)
A Fintastical World 20s; Dx4; Woman; Dep, Anx; rock music, philosophy, nature, exercise; USA (west coast); 2018-2021
Ann’s Words Ann; 19; Dx17; Non-binary; student; Canada; 2018-2021
Ashton Deroy 20s; Dx8; Non-binary; coupled; 2018-2021
Autistic Scholar Patrick Dwyer; Dx11; graduate student researching autism; USA (California, Davis); 2018-2021
Awkward Demographic 51; Dx47; Non-binary; dyspraxia, CPTSD, Anx, mental illness; programme manager (arts and cultural); UK (England, Southampton); 2018-2021
DapperPaperBag 30; Dx28; Woman; freelance video editor; gaming, feline psychology, film and television production; in relationship with NT; UK (Scotland); 2018-2021; Twitch, Discord
Do You Sell Nipples? Hayley France; Dx20s; Mother of Autistics & NT; Anx, Dep; married to NT; UK (England, North Yorkshire); 2018-2021
Fredlundhus Jeni; 30s; Dx30s; Woman; stay-at-home mum, home educator, wannabe smallholder; Denmark (Jutland); 2018-2021
Gabe Sotillo ART with Heart 20s; Dx18-; 2018-2021; Vimeo, YouTube
Homestyle Heather Heather; 31; Dx16; Woman; GAD; Christian; married; Canada (BC, Vancouver); 2018-2021
Ju Blencowe 58; Dx56; unemployed; writer/musician/painter; married; UK (England, Staffordshire); 2018-2021; (website), Twitter
Life With Autism Kathleen McDermott; 26; Dx12; Non-binary; broadcast media graduate; single; UK (England, East Sussex); 2018-2021; YouTube
Meltdowns and Metaphors Abbie; 30s; Dx20s; Woman; assistant childminder; UK (England, West Midlands); 2018-2021
Mentally Speaking Samuel Dailey; 33; Dx7; Male; Dep, Anx, PTSD; USA (Massachusetts); 2018-2021; Twitter, Mixcloud
Molly’s Musings Molly; 20s; Dx20s; Woman; Dep, Anx, FB, FND, IBS, LGBTQ+, ME, PTSD, SPD, aphantasia, chronic illness, chronic pain, wheelchair user; disabled by chronic illness; UK (England); 2018-2021
My Faulty Brain Louise Reynolds; 48; Dx43; Parent of Autistics; Dep, fibromyalgia, ME; disabled; married to Autistic; UK (England, Wiltshire); 2018-2021
Not Too Trapped In My Head Anymore Pablo; 14; Dx3-; Male; NSp; 2018-2021
Return to Innocence Dx28; Woman; freelance book editor; married to NT; USA; 2018-2021
Sensitivity is strength 37; Dx33; Non-binary; gender dysphoria, synesthesia, LGBTQ+; translator, editor, artist; personal development, creativity, spirituality; Poland; 2018-2021
The Astute Autistic 34; Dx28; Woman; registered nurse; Australia; 2018-2021
The Landed Aspie 20s; Dx20; Male; 2018-2021
This is where it is at Dx10; Woman; married; 2018-2021
Under Skeleton 30s; Dx34; Woman; CRO Analyst; raised in USA, living in UK; married to NT; UK; 2018-2021
A Little Bit Distracted Hayley Williams-Hindle; Dx40; Parent of Autistics; ADHD, Tourette’s; researcher, writer, artist; White, British; married; UK (England, Warwick); 2019-2021
Autistic Dreams Dx18; Woman; Anx, CPTSD, Dep, FB, SPD; LGBTQ+; artist, fiction writer; USA; 2019-2021; Wattpad
Confessions of an Autistic Freak Morgan Marie; 24; Dx18-; Woman; Anx, Dep; writer; autism & personal musings; single; USA (Pacific northwest); 2019-2021
Cynni’s Blog Cynni; Dx30+; Woman; ADHD, Dep; Gaming, music, TV and mental health; divorced; Netherlands (Cuijk); 2019-2021
Kayleigh’s Creative World 20s; Dx18; Dep, Anx; mental health, book reviews, film reviews, crochet and photography; UK; 2019-2021
Life as an Aspie Dx18-; self-defense, autism/Asperger’s, entrepreneurship, politics; USA (Michigan); 2019-2021; Crazy Christian
Look at the Trees 2019-2021; Reviews – IMDb
The Autistic Animator’s Desk 20s; Dx3; works at home; wants to become animator; USA; 2019-2021
The Autistic Mind Finally Speaks 20s; Dx18-; Male; NSp; single; USA; 2019-2021
The Pieces Fit! Sue; 38; Dx31; ADHD, OCD, Anx; behavior management coordinator; single; USA (NY, Buffalo); 2019-2021
thehighwaytoworth 20s; Dx23; Woman; self-worth and empowerment; 2019-2021
Aspie Family Tim Dickinson; 40s; Dx30s; Parent of Autistic; Anx, ADHD, Dep, hoarding; custodian and blogger; mindful parenting (joint blog with NT wife); married to NT; USA (CO, Denver); 2020-2021
Aspie Nomad Jay Harris; 30s; Dx18; Male; GAD, Dep; English teacher; travel, nature, challenges; single; South Korea/USA; 2020-2021
Behind The Mask Willow Gardner; 21; Dx19; Mother; dependant personality disorder (DPD), SPD, Anx; stay-at-home mom; mother, advice, relatable posts; USA (NC); 2020-2021
dat.activism Dx20s; Woman; data manager; in English and Portuguese; UK; 2020-2021
Getting Real With Autism 39; Dx19; hospital housekeeper; USA; 2020-2021
In Between Worlds Kathy Barenskie; 50s; Dx40; Woman; unemployed; divorced; UK (Northern Ireland, Armagh); 2020-2021
Journey of Ella 19; Dx9; Woman; dyslexia, dyspraxia; model; UK (England, East Midlands); 2020-2021
lisatingley Pastelangelic; 49; Dx40+; Woman; dyscalculia, dyspraxia, migraines, alexithymia, ADHD. JHS, APD; maths teacher; UK (England, Kent, Gillingham); 2020-2021
Lu Smith Dx20; Woman; Crohn’s, Anx, Dep, LGBTQ+; dogs, drawing, wildlife, self-reflection; UK (England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield); 2020-2021
lucidity 20; Dx18; mental illness; college student; advocacy, college, life autistically; USA; 2020-2021; YouTube
Lucinda Thee Thee Sim Ling; 14; Dx4; Woman; mild scoliosis; author; cybersecurity, INTJ; Singapore; 2020-2021
My Crazy Place Suze; 35; Dx31; Non-binary; dyslexia, Dep, spinal problems, PTSD, asthma; civil servant; single; UK; 2020-2021
Neureco 19; Dx11; Woman; ADHD, Anx, SPD; university student (as of September 2021); UK (England, East Midlands, Leicestershire); 2020-2021
Nurse on the Spectrum Sarah Garnham; 30s; Dx18+; Woman; PTSD; nurse; Catholic, Anglo-Romani, writer, deep thinker; UK (England, London); 2020-2021
Outside The Box Helen 40s; Dx40; ADHD, JHS; teacher, autistic advocate; ethnic minority, education, diversity, academic research; UK; 2020-2021
The Autistic Viewpoint Dx18-; Male; dyspraxia, bipolar; developer; married to NT; UK (England, Hampshire, south coast); 2020-2021
The Kingdom of the Heavens Ian Johnson; 66; Dx51; Male; Anx, Meniere’s, JHS; paralegal; interaction of Christianity and history; married to NT; USA (Kansas, Topeka); 2020-2021; Christian Oneness
The Lone Aspie 2020-2021; Steemit, YouTube
Think, Write, Repeat Autumn; 21; Dx20; Woman; epilepsy, Anx; student; Activist, Jewish; USA (MA); 2020-2021
Underwater Aspie Mel; 25; Dx10-; Male; marine science educator, PADI divemaster; Aspies in the sciences; USA (CA, San Diego); 2020-2021
What If Jaime Blogs… 20; Dx18-; Woman; blogger; lifestyle blogger; UK (Wales); 2020-2021
Autielife teens; Dx 16; Woman; student; USA (Indiana); 2021-2021
Autism and Cancer Dx teens; SPD; 2021-2021
Catembi 40s; Dx47; Woman; ADHD; conduct risk manager; work-related topics; married to NT; UK (England, Bedfordshire, North); 2021-2021
Life and Other Things Mae C.A.; 34; Dx27; Woman; ADHD/ADD, Anx, Dep, binge ED, passive suicidal ideation; pagan; White European; gamer; amateur writer; single; UK (England); 2021-2021; Twitter
Mommy’s Autistic, that’s why Sparkles; 30s; Dx30s; Mother; behaviour consultant; parenting; Canada; 2021-2021
The Autistic Panda 22; Dx15; Woman; dyspraxia; student; single; UK (England, South East); 2021-2021
catsidhe Father; 2004-2021
rainwaterspark 2009-2021; Rain Symphony, I’ll change you like a remix, Tumblr
Autism Insider | Geek Club Books 2014-2021
The Realistic Autistic 2015-2021
Alex Kronstein, Author at Nova Scotia Advocate 2017-2021
Diary of an Autistic Mountain Biker Dx40s; UK; 2018-2021
I’m Have Autism, What’s Your Super Power? Dx2; Male; 2018-2021
Aimee Shepherd Dx28; UK; 2019-2021
Autism Hour Dx31; 2019-2021
Letters to Here 2019-2021
Life Is Too Sport Male; UK (England); 2019-2021
Nora W – The Self Aware Autistic 2019-2021
The Mind Diary 2019-2021
The world of Autism Dx2; 2019-2021
A Year in Autism Dx30; Mother; UK; 2020-2021
christyautisticwalk 2015-2021
Jehoshabeath 2002-2021
Outside In View of Uncommon Bostonian 2005-2021; Uncommon Bostonian
The Clockwork Pastor 2005-2021; The Clockwork Pastor
Christian Rethinker South Africa; 2007-2021
Near-Earth Object Dx38; Father; 2008-2021
Clarissa’s Blog 2009-2021
Life in the Uncanny Valley Male; 2009-2021
Matty Angel 2009-2021
Observations Of A Neurotypical World Dx25; 2009-2021
RJ’s Corner Dx18+; Male; HH (Deaf); 2009-2021
Wayfaring 2009-2021
Benjamin T. Collier’s Blog Dx8; 2010-2021
ELYSIANHUNTER, ALWAYS INCITEFUL: Dx35; 2010-2021
A Sagittarian Seeker 2011-2021
autismthoughts 2011-2021; Serving a Service Mission
delphinemusic 2011-2021; TechNow Geek
R.B. Lemberg Dx18+; Parent of Autistic; 2011-2021
thatawkwardkid93 2011-2021
The Life Autistic Father; 2011-2021; Twitter
Thoughts of an Introverted Matriarch Mother of Autistics; 2011-2021
angelamoddone Dx18+; 2012-2021
bunnyhopscotch 2012-2021; Dawn-joy Leong, Scheherazade’s Sea
Living with AS, SPD, OCD and PTSD 2012-2021
Alan’s Green Thoughts 2013-2021
From the Machine 2013-2021
Invisible Strings 2013-2021
Jesse Saperstein Male; 2013-2021
Neurodrooling 2013-2021
Returning James NSp; 2013-2021
Sam’s Thoughts Dx4; 2013-2021
Spaced Out & Smiling 2013-2021; Jamie Knight, + Lion
Autistic Communication 2014-2021
Cat McGill Dx38; 2014-2021; Amazon
Grady P Brown – Author Male; 2014-2021
Max’s shop of horrors 2014-2021
(F)Aspie: n: a female person with Asperger Syndrome Dx18+; Mother of Autistic; 2015-2021; Caring For The Carers, Life Is Strange: Embrace It
aspiecougarfab50 2015-2021
Carry on Beautiful! Dx18+; 2015-2021
gizzajobblog 2015-2021
Jenn Layton Annable 2015-2021
Practically Safe (tumblr) Dx18+; 2015-2021
sillysadness 2015-2021
Surfing the Sea 2015-2021
Walking Talking 2015-2021
Cinema from the Spectrum 2016-2021
Muses of Dylan 2016-2021
Northborn Sword USA; 2016-2021
Oolong – Medium 2016-2021; Fergus Murray, Twitter
Small Town Autistic Woman Woman; UK; 2016-2021
Anniek’s Library 2017-2021
The True Adventures of Just an Ordinary Autistic Guy Dx16-; NSp; USA (New England); 2017-2021
Be A Teaching Unicorn Dx18+; Mother of Autistics; 2018-2021
Cameron’s Opinion 2018-2021
Laura Burton Dx18+; 2018-2021; Amazon
Light It Up . Red Dx18+; 2018-2021; Kourtnie♥net
Ocie Cris Jr. 2018-2021
Ayman’s thoughts Non-binary; 2019-2021
BookNeurd 2019-2021
marilyn unmasked Dx68; 2019-2021
Musings of a Beginner’s Mind NSp; 2019-2021
my silent voice/ my stil stem in Afrikaans and English; 2019-2021
Then and Now Through an Aspergers Eye 2019-2021
Atypical Perspectives 2020-2021
AUsome In Tech 2020-2021
Danny With Words NSp; USA; 2020-2021
David Sharif 2020-2021
embracing the inbetween 2020-2021
Full Spectrum View 2020-2021
Me, My Boys & I Dx30s; Mother; 2020-2021
ZackTalk 2020-2021
Amy Walker – Amy Aspie 2021-2021
Aspergette 2021-2021

Endnotes (back to top)

Here are even more Autistic blogs.

1 All blogs are English-language, written by (professionally- or self-diagnosed) Actually Autistic people (though a few blogs include non-Autistic contributors) about our personal experiences with autism (as opposed to “Autism Blogs” written by families, professionals, and others).

2 The Autistic blogs search engine searches exclusively within Actually Autistic blogs (a few of which include non-Autistic contributors). For example, type “Atypical Netflix” or “Identity First” into the search bar to find out how Autistic people feel regarding the Netflix series “Atypical” or the issue of Identity-First vs. Person-First Language.

Nearly all Autistic bloggers have been contacted to request input on how they want their blogs listed (and about 30% responded). All issues raised in the comments have been resolved. If you have any concerns please comment below or contact us.

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184 thoughts on “List of blogs by Actually Autistic bloggers

  1. Here are the ones in my “following” list for my blog:

    A Flickering Life – http://aflickeringlife.wordpress.com
    A Little Off the Mark – http://alittleoffthemark.wordpress.com
    ASD and Secondary School – http://asdsupportinsecondaryschools.wordpress.com
    An Aspie in Space – http://anaspieinspace.wordpress.com
    An Autism Observer – https://anautismobserver.wordpress.com
    Anonymously Autistic – http://anonymouslyautistic.net
    Ask a Teenage Aspie – http://askateenageaspie.wordpress.com
    Aspergian*101 – http://inkxscribe.wordpress.com
    Aspie Daddy – http://asdaddy.com
    Aspie Life 29:11 – http://aspielife2911.wordpress.com
    Aspie Trainers Blog – http://aspietrainersblog.wordpress.com
    Aspie VS World – http://aspievsworld.wordpress.com
    AutiWomanDifferentBox – http://autiwomandifferentbox.wordpress.com
    Autism In Our House – http://autisminourhouse.com
    Autism Mom – autism-mom.com/
    Autism and expectations – http://autnot.wordpress.com
    Autism worlds-Eye view – http://autismworldseyeview.wordpress.com
    Autistic Academic – http://autisticacademic.com
    Autistic Flappy Hour – http://flappyhourcast.wordpress.com
    Cat in a dog’s world – http://acatinadogsworld.wordpress.com
    Confidence with ASD – http://confidencewithasd.wordpress.com
    Cátia Isabel Silva – http://catiaisabelsilva.wordpress.com
    David Snape and Friends – The place to show off your hidden talents – http://davidsnape.me
    Endeavour To Live: Version 2 – http://aspieendeavour.com
    Ever So Gently – http://littlefallofrain.wordpress.com
    Everyday Asperger’s – http://everydayaspergers.com
    Everyday Aspie – http://everydayaspie.wordpress.com
    Executive (dys)Function – http://executivedysfunctionblog.wordpress.com
    Happy Asperger Marriage – happyaspergermarriage.com/
    Help! They Want Me To Socialise – http://helptheywantmetosocialise.wordpress.com
    High Functioning Autistic Children – http://highfunctioningautisticchildren.wordpress.com
    Lisa Simpson Has Asperger’s – http://lisasimpsonhasaspergers.wordpress.com
    Losing It Slowly – http://losingitslowlyblog.wordpress.com
    Lost and Found – http://lostandfoundgirls.wordpress.com
    Maybe Autism Explains It All – http://maybeautismexplainsit.wordpress.com
    Michelle Sutton Writes – http://michellesuttonwrites.com
    Mind to Unbind – http://mindtounbind.wordpress.com
    More Than My Share Of Aspieness – http://tracyconnollyalexander.wordpress.com
    My Anxious Suppositions – http://anxioussuppositions.wordpress.com
    My Authalm (Awesome) Life – http://myauthalmlife.wordpress.com
    My Cat Has a Blog – http://mycathasablog.wordpress.com
    My life as autist – http://autiboi.wordpress.com
    Never Less Than Everything – 66.147.244.245/~neverles/
    Peaceful Rampage – http://peacefulrampage.wordpress.com
    Planet Autism Blog – http://planetautismblog.wordpress.com
    QuirkyBirdWords – http://quirkybirdwords.com
    RJ’s Corner – http://rjscorner.net
    Seeing Double, Understanding Autism – http://seeingdoubleautismawareness.wordpress.com
    Serene Aspergia – http://sereneaspergia.wordpress.com
    Silence Breaking Sound – http://silencebreakingsound.wordpress.com
    Snare Drums and Socks – http://snaredrumsandsocks.wordpress.com
    Spectrum Perspectives – http://spectrumperspectives.wordpress.com
    Tania A. Marshall, M.Sc. – http://taniaannmarshall.wordpress.com
    The Artism Spectrum – http://kirstenlindsmith.wordpress.com
    The Aspie Mermaid – http://theaspiemermaid.wordpress.com
    The Autistic Rat – http://theautisticrat.wordpress.com
    The Unabashed Autist – http://unabashedautist.com
    The other side – http://soniaboue.wordpress.com
    With Only One Life – http://hannahkenwayblog.wordpress.com
    With my head in the stars – http://withmyheadinthestars.wordpress.com
    Yoshiko – http://zyoshiko.wordpress.com
    askpergers – http://askpergers.wordpress.com
    aspernerd – http://aspernerd.wordpress.com
    autismalifetimeundiagnosed – http://autismalifetimeundiagnosed.wordpress.com
    autismblues – http://autismblues.net
    autismhelpblog – http://autismhelpblog.wordpress.com
    autisticality – http://autisticality.com
    autisticaplanet blogs – http://autisticaplanet.wordpress.com
    autisticmotherland – http://autisticmotherland.com
    closetautism – http://closetautism.wordpress.com
    flojoeasydetox – http://flojoeasydetox.wordpress.com
    glitchberry – http://glitchberry.wordpress.com
    includedbygrace – http://includedbygrace.wordpress.com
    outfoxgloved – http://outfoxgloved.wordpress.com
    pharaoh66’s Blog – http://aspiepat66.wordpress.com
    ryelle codes – http://writing.ryelle.codes
    typicallyindividual – http://typicallyindividual.wordpress.com

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      • I went into the WordPress reader and set my tags for “autism” and “Asperger’s” – and that brought up a lot of blogs, and I followed the ones about autism and Asperger’s that had posts I liked. Also, a lot of people follow me, so that’s how I find out about them, too.

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  2. Wow, thank you for such an amazing and comprehensive list! No doubt that’s a labor of love that I imagine took hours. Thank you for including mine also! I’ll be visiting each and every one of these and following them. Thank you again! ❤

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    • It’s a labor of love and gratitude for all Autistic bloggers (like yourself) who share your inner lives so candidly. I’ve read your archives (it took me several days) for all your blogs I linked to (plus your professional blog, which you probably don’t want linked to). Thank you for your honesty and candor.

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  3. Amazing list! Well done! I’ve just gotten a great idea for how to signal boost autistic writing. We could use your list as a starting place. We need to collect all the RSS feed urls for these blogs. We can then insert them into a website – I just reserved a domain we can use to publicize great autistic writing. Signal boosting actually autistic people is so important.

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    • Thank you. I would love some help with this project.

      What domain name did you reserve? In what format do you want me to provide you with the RSS feed urls? If you give me an example of a properly-formatted entry I will follow that example with all the others.

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      • Thanks – I’ll email you later today / this weekend with details. I’m still figuring it out. It may make sense to continue to use your site, and I point over to it somehow. I’m just starting to think this through – let me come up with a plan, and I’ll be in touch. Can you comment on my blog with your email address? I won’t approve the comment, just want to get a direct line to you. Thanks!

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      • I just sent an email to the email address wordpress gave me when it notified me of your comment. If you don’t receive that, you can send an email to the address in the “Contact me” link on the top menu of this blog (scroll down).

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  4. Good initiative. In the future as the list keeps expanding to a possibly daunting length, I’d love to see ways to filter and create sub-lists that aren’t primarily related to gender, sexuality and parenthood. Categories that would be relevant to me when exploring the list for blogs I’d like to read, would be things like the blog’s primary focus/topics, the blogger’s interests, education and occupation, understanding & inclusion of non-human animals (e.g. do they have pets at home and what kind, are they working with or have worked with animals, are they totally human-centric or have a more bio-diverse perspective), writing style (but that can’t be meaningfully categorised), and artistic creativity, e.g. do they create cartoons or music… and possible more that doesn’t come to mind right now

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    • I meant something like a tag-based or boolean operators-like system, where each blog can appear on several sub-lists based on what is being searched on, but otherwise all basically remain the same long list when unfiltered, so there aren’t barriers between for example different gender identities, or parents and non-parents, unless that is what’s filtered for

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      • Anna, I’m honored that you chose to comment on my blog. I’ve
        been loving your blog in its various incarnations (from when mados.wordpress.com was still public) and have worried about you. Would you care to give us a blog update sometime?

        You were my second follower two years ago. Thank you for that.

        Your ideas are good but would take more time and effort to implement than I can afford. The most time-consuming part would be reading through the blogs to categorize them appropriately. Would you be willing to help with that?

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      • Aw thank you so much for your nice words about my blog, that made my day:-) My dilemma is always fear of oversharing/uncertainty about boundaries because blogging is such a strange personal/public diary-like medium, and also that I am a slow writer so it takes quite some time to write a post, and I’m unsure of its value to others, so your positive feedback is very encouraging. I’d love to get into a habit of blogging regularly (like once a month or so), and I miss the regular interactive communication in the blogging community.

        Re. helping with categorising: yes sure, I’ll be happy to… although it depends when it will be, and if I have the time when it happens. but actually it could be done with a table in a shared spreadsheet gradually evolving over time, where all the blogs in the long blog list are read/skimmed one by one & categories added to each in the table. Then later the filtered search option could be created with the most most used categories.

        An additional idea: when reading or skimming through the blogs, in addition to just adding the relevant categories to them in a list, what about writing a brief (like 1 – 3 passages and a screen shot) presentation of each blog and its author, as blog posts on this blog? in addition to the long list. That could provide a consistently structured catalogue of autistic blogs. It would also e.g. allow the blogs’ authors to reply to questions in regard to their blog, where it is easy for other potential readers to see them and ask ore questions, as they are perusing the brief blog descriptions. Also, if the categories each blog is assigned to were added as tags to the blog posts, then that would in itself provide the filtered search option

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  5. For me as a reader there’s no such thing as oversharing: I’m endlessly fascinated with people’s inner lives (and can choose not to read if it gets too much). As a writer sharing my inner life feels like ripping my toenails off. The most successful bloggers seem to be those for whom writing comes naturally, who have kept journals since learning to write. That’s not me.

    Regarding your generous offer, I have sent you an email. For anyone else reading this, offers to help are much appreciated.

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    • Thank you for including my blog on the list! I know I’m commenting long after this conversation, but was anything resolved with this categorizing/tagging idea? It seems like a very good idea given the number of blogs listed. A simple form sent out to each participating blogger, perhaps? A list of common/appropriate tags that they can check if it applies to their blog topics (autism traits/gender/animals/creative arts/etc) with room for them to suggest other tags you might have missed. Obviously you couldn’t get too specific, but it would be very helpful and would certainly be far less time-consuming than wading through each blog trying to collect topics/tags by reading posts.

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  6. Being new to all this I find it quite overwhelming. Too much to assimilate at same time.. need to concentrate on process of blogging before investigating my gender status further. Feel that there are answers to my awkwardness with self from early childhood onwards.
    Can’t deal with everything at once. Just found my way through the communications door and need to get that sorted re blogging. Have placed an order thru’ local Library for appropriate book on WordPress with ” visuals’ .
    Hope to become a more frequent blogger and would appreciate any tips on how to identify cyberbullies etc. as am generally too trusting and had problems in the past on FB.

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  7. Erm.

    Uh.

    So you made some pretty significant assumptions about people’s genders and sexualities. And you kinda sorta outed people who aren’t out on those axes.

    So yeah that’s a thing that happened. A list is good. These categories are squicky.

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    • Thanks for commenting. The categories were suggested by an autistic blogger. Do you have a suggestion for improving them (if so, how) or would you rather they be eliminated entirely?

      This may be a case of “you can’t please everyone” but I want to try.

      Would you like me to change how your blog is listed? If so, how? If you would like your blog eliminated from the list please email me through the “Contact me” menu item at the top of the page

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  8. Why is my blog on this list. More importantly why is it misgendering me. Why is it mislabelling my sexuality and why is it mis labelling my parental status.
    I find this very concerning.
    I wonder why I was never even asked. Oh that’s right we don’t bother to ask the actually autistic now do we.

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    • I apologize for misrepresenting you. Please let me know how you’d rather be listed (or if you’d prefer I eliminate your blog from the list entirely).

      I have been planning to contact all the bloggers on the list but with nearly 900 blogs that will be time-consuming. I will gladly accept help on this if you’re willing to volunteer. Meanwhile I’ve invited people (on the “About the list” menu item at the top of the page) to request changes to the list (and I’m delighted when people do).

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      • It’s just not really good enough. You have labelled people as cis or non cis you have labelled people as parents or non parents, as heterosexual or not. You have made assumptions about all of these. This is extremely poor form.
        A person should have autonomy over their own coming out and for some you have stuffed that right up. It’s just not really good enough.
        Some NB and Trans people are not out for reasons of safety and you have placed that safety at risk for them.
        To be perfectly honest I am not too concerned about how many people are on the list you should have contacted them before you put them on the list, it’s a simple courtesy. Claiming there are too many is really just not good enough.

        I will tell you this, I am not male, I am not heterosexual, I am a parent, I have both autistic and non-autistic children. Yet you seem to think it all ok to totally fuck this up in every possible way. And even now you still have me in that same position on your list.

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  9. I very much appreciate my listing and the time it took to put this all together. However, I also appreciate the gender/sexuality assumptions being addressed by others because I wasn’t at all sure how to begin addressing that. I’ve been thinking about it all day and here are my thoughts:

    It’s a tricky thing to categorize by gender/sexuality in the first place, because while some of us are intentionally a bit vague surrounding our gender/sexuality and wouldn’t want to be necessarily categorized as an identity we either haven’t fully embraced or fully come out as – it’s also disconcerting, at the very minimum, to be listed as something one isn’t. Also, at the present time, with the current categories, I don’t particularly want to be moved from the category I’m in right now for at least a couple reasons (partly why I wasn’t sure about how to address it), but it’s still disconcerting.

    So, I think a category system not gender/sexuality-based would be better. I’d certainly prefer it. Such a system wouldn’t out or misgender anyone, at least. Currently being updated blogs vs blogs that are basically archives would be helpful, for example. Or just a simple alphabetical listing with symbols after them the way you have them now, but only added after you or someone else has checked with the blogger in question and they’ve chosen their own symbols. If you wanted to get fancy about it and had the technical know-how (or knew someone who did – I could possibly figure it out) then the symbols could be links that would bring up all the listings with that symbol on a different page. Those who don’t want any symbols could simply be listed without the symbols. It might also be nice to have a brief (one-sentence-ish) summary written by each blogger after their listing.

    There are many other categorization possibilities too 🙂 I’m sure you’ll come up with something that works well.

    Changing it around and getting consent from everyone would be a huge task, no doubt, but it would be an invaluable resource with more accurate (and possibly more easily accessible) listings. You’d also have the consent of those listed before being labeled, which is a very important thing. I’m not sure if other bloggers would want consent before being listed in the first place (that part doesn’t bother me personally), but that’s something else to consider.

    I would possibly be able to help with emailing people and rearranging things in the new year so please let me know (you can email me from my blog) if you want/need help with such an endeavor and how you would like to go about doing it.

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  10. Quite frankly, I find that the categorization is gross, misinformed, and makes lots of assumptions. I am neither cis nor heterosexual, and I’ve talked about that a bit on my actual linked blog, so honestly, I’m finding that this reflects a lack of research on your part.

    The rating system is also pretty appalling. I consider myself a decent writer, but I know that there are writers on this list with far better blogs than my own who are rated lower. Is that because they are more likely to take the time to speak out against injustice? Because I see people on this list who are rated entirely too low for their blog content and miscategorized.

    Come up with a better system. I mean I’m glad that you did fix the fact that I am Autistic and my kids are too, but you’re still misgendering me and making assumptions about my sexual orientation.

    It’s gross and it needs to stop.

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    • Your comment appears to have accidentally linked to thecaffeinatedaspie.wordpress.com which has been deleted. It should have linked to thecaffeinatedautistic.wordpress.com.

      I apologize for miscategorizing you. If you’re not satisfied with your current listing please let me know exactly what you want it changed to.

      The decision to categorize the blogs was made at the request of an autistic blogger. Everything in the listings is based upon publicly available information on the blogs themselves, although unfortunately some mistakes were made. These will soon be rectified by contacting bloggers individually for their corrections. I have received volunteer offers of help with this, for which I’m immensely grateful. I will gladly accept more help from anyone willing to volunteer.

      I agree there’s a lot of arbitrariness in the rating system. Please tell me which blogs you think are unfairly rated and I’ll probably increase their ratings. Generally I’ll increase a blogger’s rating upon request.

      I encourage everyone to contact me if they want to change how any blog is listed or have suggestions for improving the list.

      Thanks for your feedback and helping me improve the list. I may not be able to please everyone but I want to try.

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      • Well, I haven’t been The Caffeinated Autistic in about three years, if not more. I have ADHD on top of being autistic, so forgive me if my understanding of time is a bit off.

        I think, to me, the problem lies in the fact that not only did you not obtain consent from the people on this list and how they were categorized, but you made assumptions as to people’s gender and specific diagnosis and the diagnosis of their children. I remember when my name was on the list and you had my kids listed as not autistic, which is bizarre to me because in my description, I refer to them as multiply neurodivergent, and if you took two minutes to peruse my blog, especially the earlier entries, you would know their diagnosis. And that’s fine for my kids. But the problem is that there are people who don’t list their kids’ diagnosis because of safety and privacy reasons. My kids are old enough to share that information, but some others don’t feel it’d be a good idea to share that with the world and given the way that educators and social services treat autistic parents I don’t freaking blame them!

        Basically it comes down to please don’t assume. If you don’t know, you don’t know and you could just classify people as “unknown gender and sexuality or unknown diagnosis”.

        As for me, I am a nonbinary trans person who uses they/them pronouns. I mostly call myself queer because of the specific folks I’m attracted to, most of whom do not fall under the cishet umbrella . In addition to being Autistic, I am also hard of hearing and have ADHD. The rest of your blurb is accurate. Please don’t try and link to my tumblr blog, though, because that particular one is currently defunct.

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      • Thank you for your additional comment. There are many neurodivergences besides autism so I don’t consider “multiply neurodivergent” to imply “autistic”. “Two minutes to peruse [your] blog” adds up to almost 30 hours when multiplied by the approximately 870 blogs on the list.

        I have implemented your corrections and added the following text above the list:

        << All information below came from the blogs themselves though some mistakes have been made. Please contact us with corrections or additions and do not rely on the list being accurate. >>

        I realize this isn’t a complete solution but I hope it’s a step in the right direction.

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      • Consent. That’s what you’re missing. You’re missing the consent of people on this list. Do you honestly not understand that categorizing people by assumed body type (thanks, AFAB gives me nearly as much dysphoria as being described as a cis female) and by what you think is true of them based on a Google search is really awful?

        I don’t think you really get this but you are putting a lot of folks in danger, and your excuse is “it’s a lot of work”. Well, yeah, of course it is! But if you decide to take on something of this magnitude? It’s your responsibility to represent people properly and do the one thing you’ve yet to do here – obtain consent from everyone on the list if you plan on categorizing them this way.

        If you don’t know, then don’t make assumptions! You assume I’m a cis woman because what? You’ve found a picture of me and think I look female? News flash! Cishet shouldn’t be the default! Stop assuming people’s gender and maybe ask for their permission to be listed this way.

        It’s not that difficult to respect people. It’s really not.

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      • But you aren’t, not really. You’re not taking the “consent matters” part seriously.

        So I’m withdrawing mine. Remove my blog from this list. I don’t want someone who doesn’t understand the basic tenets of what is consent to be linking to my blog.

        (Also, helpful tip? doing a search and replace of AFAB/AMAB to NB is sorely missing the point.)

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  11. I know of several bloggers on here who are probably uncomfortable having their assigned gender at birth stated, especially when they identify as trans or nonbinary.
    Wouldn’t it make more sense to either stick with lables like “men”, “women”, “nonbinary”, and listing trans men as men and trans women as women, and then let bloggers chose if they wanted further information public, or eliminate the gender divides altogether?
    When you label someone as “AFAB” or “AMAB” in addition to or in place of their prefered gender, you are sticking them back in a gendered box that they do not fit in. And you are outing them without their consent. This is dangerous both to nobinary individuals, and trans people who might not be out as transgender. It’s also rude, as it reduces people to their genitals (sometimes inaccurately) rather than their identity.
    I can think of so many other things I would want to know about the bloggers I follow, such as if they’re activists, if they blog mostly about things unrelated to autism, or if they’re active in multiple disability communities.

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  12. I really don’t think replacing AMAB and AFAB with NB is worth a dime of shit to be honest. I note you changed me from cis het to NB when this is also not accurate, not only did you do this change without any real consultation you have continued to do so with out consent.
    It’s really not ok to just list people like this. It’s not just a link on a page to a blog, if it were simply that it wouldn’t be such a big deal, but it’s more than that, you have added a whole rating and categorisation system that is not only arbitrary and inaccurate but also a system that places some people in actual danger. Physical danger, mental health danger and relationship danger.

    What remains clear is that you are more concerned with doing whatever the fuck you want than you are with putting in the effort to ensure that you are not misgenderinng, unceromoniously outing and misrepresenting peoples sexuality.

    And really what the actual fuck has someones sexuality got to do with them being an autistic blogger. This still leaves me scratching my head to fathom..

    But yes the big thing you fail to comprehend here is CONSENT. You don’t have it. You should remove any of those descriptors and categorisations for every blogger except those that have explicitly consented.

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    • Like for me, if I weren’t already involved in the LGBTQA autistic community, I’d probably like to know who is queer friendly and such? But I don’t need specifics. And I don’t need inaccurate specifics about other people’s bodies.

      It’s outing without consent. And that’s what the op doesn’t seem to get. It’s awful.

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      • Yes and not knowing you have been publicly misgendered in an online publication for all the world to access. It’s just ick in so many ways. And the reason of it’s a lot of work, I can’t even begin to fathom the level of ignorance that comes from that comment.

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      • “It’s too much work” is the exact answer I got when I asked a production company who premieres various television shows and Broadway shows in movie theaters why they couldn’t provide captions (especially in the case of the TV shows, for which captions already exist).

        So do with that information as you will.

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    • I chose not to identify regarding gender stating other attributes but was pursued to give a gender identity reply. Somehow I thought that must have been a “necessary “to be ” accepted ” on Actually Autistic site… I struggle to deal with technology and the various protocols.
      As others have mentioned I’m not really pleased about having my status open to all and sundry… it is my business alone.

      Is there another agenda behind this gender identity project?

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  13. You really have categories of “female sounding” and “male sounding” names?? That is 100% unacceptable. It is gross, erases trans, non-binary, and intersex individuals. It ignores unisex names and it is very English language-centric. Hell, it’s fairly American-centric. Honestly this whole listing is a mess with your categories being based primarily on gender & sexuality and largely lacking consent. Your excuse of it taking too much time to ask for consent does not hold water. If you do not have enough time to do a project properly, do not undertake it. At the very least, do not make excuses when you are called out for your mistakes. Apologize and work to /properly/ correct them instead. Remove the gender & sexuality based categories completely until you obtain consent, list all autistic parents simply as “autistic parents of autistic kids” or “other autistic parents”. List others as “autistic non-parents.” Give brief descriptions of the blogs and add more categories as you obtain consent for listing them a certain way and/or have time to peruse them further. You can improve your categories and search features over time, but there is absolutely no excuse to continue to list people’s genders and sexualities, both misgendering and outing without consent, after numerous people have brought to your attention that it’s wrong to do so.

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    • I apologize for whatever harm I have done. I have removed all categories. Any further changes to this list will be made in consultation with members of the Autistic Community. Please contact us (rightmost top menu) if you want to be part of that discussion, and please invite others as well.

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      • That conversation could easily happen here,in this space,where many valuable points have already been raised. Needing to contact you to what, be part of some secret group? That seems fishy and not any better than what you’ve done up to this point.

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  14. I’ve written a blog too asdmummyme – Aspergers like me
    https://asdmummyme.wordpress.com/ it’s a blog about being an adult and a mum of a child with Asperger as well as my own journey of being autistic, being an ASD specialist teaching assistant as well as running an autistic club for families and children with autism. If you could share this I would appreciate it thank you. Kirilynn from the Uk

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  15. OK. Here are a few more problems: listing year of diagnosis, listing nationality or country of origin, listing psych diagnoses, listing age or approximate age. Are you working for the government or what?!?

    Keep it simple. parents, autistics. Easier for you. Safer for us.

    You have really pushed a few buttons with safety and gender issues.

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  16. I can appreciate all the effort you have gone to to compile and now to amend the list. You must have had some idea behind formulating your categories and possibly if consent was sought the reaction by some may have been different.

    I notice that a “poll” was mentioned as a means by which people could choose to anonymously furnish you with the data ( as in numbers of respondents to each category) , however, it is preferable to outline the purpose of requesting such information.

    Personally I can see that the data you were collecting may prove more than interesting regarding certain areas of research into understanding autism, however, confidentiality and consent are necessary, not optional.

    It is very difficult to foresee all ramifications when working alone without input /feedback from others.

    Those who were misrepresented and those of whom you ” assumed gender identity” rightly have cause for grievance but I feel your actions may have been more the product of enthusiasm and naivety rather than of mal -intent .

    Hopefully you will receive well meaning suggestions, possibly offers of help as some above have given, so that fracture/rupture within the community is avoided and respect is maintained from and to all parties.

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  17. Hi! 😊 For the record, I’m grateful to be listed. It gives me a warm fuzzy included feeling! You may categorize me however you see fit; I’m indeed a 39-year-old non-binary female who is married to a male partner, with no children.

    Oooh! I have an idea – maybe an adult-diagnosed category? We share some unique experiences 😊 Just an idea, though.

    Anyway, thank you and hats off to you for all of your hard work and exhaustive efforts! Your list is truly a labor of love, and I appreciate it! ❤️

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    • I’ve put you in the LGBTQ+ category with the following description:

      39; Dx39; Non-binary woman, Married, Childfree

      Is this OK? Generally when people fit more than one category I recommend the smaller one, where the blog will stand out more.

      I’ll think about a separate adult-diagnosed category, For now I’ll continue specifying age (or year) of diagnosis.

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      • Perfect! You nailed it! I love that system – everything about it from the child-free to the DX age to the identity/orientation category to the visibility strategy! VERY well done 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼❤️💜

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      • Would you like HH (Hard of Hearing) and/or your occupation (integrative medicine doctor) added to your description on the list?

        If you would like your age updated on your birthday each year, please provide your birth date (either here or through the “Contact us” menu item above). (Your birth date will not be visible on the blog list page.)

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    • I just tried it, searching on “adult diagnosis” and then “mothers” just to try, but all the search results were from the web only, none from the bloglist

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      • When I pasted “adult diagnosis” into the Google Custom Search box the first four results (labeled with a green “Ad” inside a small box) were sponsored ads (not from Autistic blogs) but the remaining ten results were all from Autistic blogs. Are you scrolling down to the bottom of the screen, to look past the sponsored ads?

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      • OK, now I get it. Yes but I saw Cynthia’s book and thought it was just results from the web, but I see now that it and the following results are from her blog and other blogs from the list. I thought the search would filter the bloglist and just list the blogs on that topic (like a customised category), but it actually searches the contents of the blogs. That is great

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  18. An impressive feat. Thank you for all this hard work. I’m overwhelmed by it all, to be honest, so I find headings/categorisations to be useful. A community…of us?! I’ve been waiting my whole life for this place to belong. And you made it visable. 😀

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    • What categories and headings would you find most useful? Are text searches an acceptable substitute? For example, we previously had a category “Mothers of Autistic child(ren)”. Now that information has been added to the descriptions, which you can find by searching for “Mother of Autistic”. (This is still in process, not yet complete.)

      Do you have any suggestions for making the list less overwhelming and more useful?

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      • I know it would be time consuming, a huge undertaking where major subject threads such as
        ” Diagnosis” & Post Diagnosis”, ” Sensory issues”, ” Mental Processing Styles”, ” Perception”, ” Empathy”, Emotions * Alexithymia”.

        I’ve tried to keep the terminology as non jargonistic as possible, or qualified, to cater for a broad autistic audience. Not all are familiar with current terminology used in research or by the Autistic Community.

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      • To be honest, I’m not sure. It isn’t so much your listing that is overwhelming, but the sheer number of autistics’ blogs. It boggles my mind there are so many of us. I’ve been so alone since forever, to now have a thousand friends is simply too much. 😃

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  19. I am sorry for all the flack you are receiving. I get that one has to be careful and have consent…but at the same time, you are trying to do a good thing and while its good to suggest changes, the way it has been done a few times to you isnt very kind. It is the difference between good etiquette and boundaries even when something needs to be challenged and a strong sense of self versus feeling threatened and having a lot of past history that causes anger and reproach…which is understandable too but im sorry you are getting the blunt side of things…You know what I would do? But it is a lot more work and you have done a lot…but if you want to move past all of this- eventually I would just change it to alphabetical order and leave out all descriptions and let people sort through those themselves:) It was a sweet gesture but let others do the work. ANd then I would delete all these comments or start on a fresh page and give it a new beginning…What I dislike is that fellow autistics are not giving you understanding for being autistic…which means….that we are all not the same, we are not all well versed in the apporpriate labels, ableism lingo nor even what is appropriate…most of us are concerned about that stuff but we dont all have an equal level of knowledge and you are getting flack for a well meaning gesture that you did not fully understand and your brain simply was doing the best it could in trying to appease everyone but you are also wired differently and it was a well intentioned gesture. Yes, maybe a few things could change for safety reasons but you were not being malicious or meaning to threaten safety- you just wanted to get things out there…but lists can be a little dangerous if too specific….so maybe would you consider simply making it alphabetical and for going all the descriptions and allow others to make their own discoveries of blogs? That way you did your part but others can do theirs and you dont have to take all this controversy?
    THank you for including me on this list…I actually did write a description for mine as requested but I am ok with it not being included…and if you do alphabetical then the rating system also seems less intrusive:)

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  20. I also wrote this on my blog to you in case you don’t re check I will leave it here too:
    I am truly sorry for all the flack you received from fellow autistics…while I do believe there is some merit in the essence of what they were saying and of course, we are not always socially appropriate, I disliked how there was not consideration that you are also autistic and were doing things out of pure intent even if some of it was maybe not presented in a way in which people felt safe…I hope you can maybe consider my suggestion to simply list the blogs alphabetically with no descriptions and with wiping all the comments for a fresh start…this way it protects your boundaries but still accomplishes your goals but it also will make others feel safer and a less controversial list…I don’t know if you will have time to check back here but 900 blogs is a lot of work. Thank you for putting in effort to what mattered in your heart to do…that is a very amazing feat. I am sorry for the flack and while I do agree that perhaps the descriptions and safety of the list could be addressed slightly different- I probably would have done the same as you- got myself in a heap of controversery while trying to do a good thing…it’s the story of an aspie life at times…but I think it is more hurtful when people of “your tribe” who are supposed to get that you have these moments, come down harshly on you- the rest of the world does that enough. I am truly sorry, as a fellow autistic, I have been there…like any other human category – there are truly compassionate kind people and there are damaged, threatening or unsafe people and thats ok…or simply people who kindly challenge and hold their boundaries but do it in a way that is also safe to others…You got a bit of both on here and it changed my reading list a bit by how others treated you. At the same time- do consider boundaries for both your safety and others? They are hard and I know it erases some of the work you did by simply listing alphabetically without any other descriptors but at least you still have that amazing list you did!!!! Maybe try to make it work for you too and honour yourself while also considering safety?
    thanks!

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  21. GREAT list – amazing service – and I have linked here from my April Mental Health Awareness Calendar under the National Autism Awareness Month/Day category – which I will continue for as long as both of our blogs are extant. I also included your “share” graphic, with a link to your share page.

    My heart goes out to you as I read the angry comments and helpful suggestions about what YOU can do better (for free) with the moments of your life — with seemingly zero awareness of how much work already went into this list, what a great service this is to the blogging community, and that they are biting off the hand of a HUMAN BEING with feelings who is attempting to feed them. OR that you have other items in your life that deserve time and attention. Front-runners take the potshots, unfortunately.

    I was the target of many unfair “pies in the face” ongoingly after I developed the first ADD/EFD-specific coaching curriculum as well (long before the advent of blogging, btw). Looking back to how I felt, I imagine it probably hurts your feelings and that you are likely to ruminate over some of the angry and actually cruel assumptions and comments – maybe even thinking about abandoning the project altogether on your worst days.

    I ultimately had to decide not to link to my student’s sites (etc.) or even do a listing of graduates, because all of the [metaphorical] “animals” wanted to tell Henny Penny how to bake the [metaphorical] bread so that it would be perfect for them to “eat” – but nobody wanted to step forward to help bake all these new kinds of “bread!”

    It was a real loss to the community which slowed down the ability of new coaches to get found considerably, but I was already overworked, under-slept and underpaid, and could only do it in a manner that made total sense to ME.

    MY SUGGESTION based on my experience: DO LESS.

    Take complainers off the list entirely, telling them that if they discover that they actually would like to be found more easily to continue to be a service to the community, they can submit in a comment (WITH the categories they want you to use) and whenever you can squeeze in the additional time you will relist them.

    As for the need to ask permission before listing so that you “out” no one:
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    If they are on the web as spectrum bloggers they are already out. If they do not wish to be, WordPress has a feature where they can mark their blogs private and they can handle approving follower requests by email – time consuming, btw.

    Expecting you to add many more hours of your [unbillable] time to penpal everyone first is unrealistic and unthinking. LinkLists are no different from links – simply a way to find resources that are already public.
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    This comment is for YOUR benefit, btw, so if you want it visible for others OR decide not to share any words of my comment that might stir up more unpleasantness, please feel free to edit as you wish (or to leave it unapproved).

    xx,
    mgh
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMORE dot com)
    ADD/EFD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder
    “It takes a village to transform a world!”

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  22. Hi there, this is a great list and I just wondered if I could maybe toot my own horn and suggest mine? The site is http://www.sillygoose.me and while it doesn’t have an autism-specific focus everything I write about is, in some form, heavily influenced by a life on the spectrum and I have talked about it, to an extent, a few times on the blog.

    If you could add me that would be awesome 🙂

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    • Would you be willing to introduce a category or tag for your autism-related posts? It’s impossible to find them using Google (which does not offer case-sensitive searches) because you abbreviate Asperger’s Syndrome as “AS” throughout your blog.

      Yes, I will include your blog. Please personalize your blog’s description by selecting “About the list/How do you want your blog listed?” from the top menu.

      Thank you.

      Judy (An Autism Observer)

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      • So far I actually don’t have any posts mainly about autism, although it is mentioned quite a few times. I’ve been in the habit of being subtle about Asperger’s for a long time for fear of discrimination but I could start introducing more autism posts and tags.

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      • The criteria for inclusion in the list is blogs written in English by (professionally or self-diagnosed) Actually Autistic people about our personal experiences with autism, so your blog qualifies (with or without autism posts tagged or categorized). However blogs like yours with wide-ranging subject matters are usually listed by their autism tag or category if it exists.

        Please let us know if you introduce an autism tag or category that you want included on the Actually Autistic Blogs List. Thanks.

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  23. I’m so glad I found this!!! Thank you for posting. I’m a mother to a sweet little gal with autism and I too have a blog about our adventures. This is great to be able to have what you have shared and connect with others. I’m new to this blog thing still but hoping to connect to other parents or anyone on the spectrum…. Take care and thank you!!! -K-

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  24. Thank you for tagging on this! Is it possible for all those teenagers who write about suffering with autism themselves could be under a separate heading to those blogs belonging to parents of those with autism? As much as I love reading the parents point of view it’s nice to gel with different people your age that understand where you’re coming from. 🙂 great blogs though!!

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