Text searches

Below are suggestions for possible text searches (“Find” or control-F in your browser) to find specific categories of blogs within the Actually Autistic Blogs List.

“Father of Autistic”, “Mother of Autistic”, or “Parent of Autistic” (“of Autistic” finds all three)
“Father” or “Father of NT”
“Mother” or “Mother of NT”
“Parent” or “Parent of NT”
Male1
Woman1

ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ARFID – Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
AIWS – Alice in Wonderland syndrome
Anx – Anxiety
APD – Auditory Processing Disorder
BAP – Broad Autism Phenotype
BPD – Borderline Personality Disorder (or Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder)
CPTSD – complex PTSD
DID – Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dep – Depression
Dx __ – Diagnosed with Autism (at age __ or within age range __)
ED – Eating Disorders
EDS – Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
FB – Face-Blindness (Prosopagnosia)
FND – Functional Neurological Disorder (formerly known as PNES)
GAD – Generalized Anxiety Disorder
GERD – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
HH – Hard of Hearing or Deaf
IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome
JHS – Joint Hypermobility Syndrome
infreq. – blog posts are infrequent (widely spaced in time)
LGBTQ+ – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning, and others
MCAS – Mast cell activation syndrome
ME – Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
ND – Neurodivergent
NSp – Non-Speaking, speaking is not primary form of communication
NT – Neurotypical (neurologically typical)
OCD – Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
OCPD – Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
PDA – Pathological Demand Avoidance
POTS – Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
PTS – Post-Traumatic Stress (or PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder
SPD – Sensory Processing Disorder
VSS – Visual Snow Syndrome

Other co-occurring conditions:
addiction
agoraphobia
alcoholism
alexithymia
anosmia (no sense of smell)
aphantasia
apraxia
arthritis
autoimmune (disease)
bipolar
blind
cerebral palsy
celiac (disease)
chronic illness
chronic pain
Crohn’s (disease)
diabetes
dysautonomia
dyscalculia
dysgraphia
dyslexia
dyspraxia
emetophobia
epilepsy
excoriation (skin picking or dermatillomania)
fibromyalgia
gastroparesis
gender dysphoria
hyperacusis
hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
hyperlexia
Irlen (Syndrome) (also Meares-Irlen or Visual Stress)
Lyme (disease)
Meniere’s (disease)
migraines
misophonia
myasthenia gravis
narcolepsy
paranoia
psychosis
schizoaffective (disorder)
self-harm
synesthesia
Tourette’s (Syndrome)
trichotillomania (hair pulling)
tube-fed
vision impairment
wheelchair user

1By using ‘male’ and ‘woman’ (rather than ‘male / female’ or ‘man / woman’), text searches for ‘male’ and ‘woman’ will select only a single gender. (Does anybody cares about this? Please leave a comment if you do.)

 

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