Text searches

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

Note: Blog descriptions are in the process of being revised, after which text searches  will yield more results. Please tell us how you want your blog listed.

“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”

chronic illness
chronic pain

ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Anx. – Anxiety
APD – Auditory Processing Disorder
BPD – Borderline Personality Disorder (or Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder)
CFS – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)
CPTSD – complex PTSD
DD – Dissociative Disorder
DID – Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dep. – Depression
Dx – Diagnosed with Autism (at age __, or in year __)
ED – Eating Disorders
EDS – Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
FB – Face-Blindness (Prosopagnosia)
GAD – Generalized Anxiety Disorder
HH – Hard of Hearing or Deaf
infreq. – blog posts are infrequent (widely spaced in time)
MNAA – The blog’s topics are Mostly Not About Autism
ND – Neurodivergent
NT – Neurotypical (neurologically typical)
NV – Non-Verbal (non-speaking)
OCD – Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
PDA – Pathological Demand Avoidance
PNES – Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
POTS – Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
PTSD – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Self-Dx – Self-Diagnosed with Autism
SPD – Sensory Processing Disorder