Author: Oswin

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Things I’ve Learned about Gaslighting

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 3) Trigger/content warning: childhood abuse, politics, gaslighting (Not about autism!) This week was the US inauguration of the 45th president. Aerial photographs have been used by both “sides” to...

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Wait! Is It Regression?

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 3) So I’ve had some external stress that I can’t control recently. I’m weeding it out since it’s not really beneficial to me to stay around so off...

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Let’s Define Autistic Safe Space

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 3) Autistic Safe Space values the experience of veteran autistic activists. Not because they are infallible but because they’ve had way more time to unpack the ableist ideals...

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Autistic Activism in the Babywearing World

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 3) As many of you know, I haven’t done a lot of activism-y type stuff since leaving ASAN. Well, a couple of months ago a company called Butterfly...

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Did You Know You’re Disabled?

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 3) So I want to discuss something today. Something that’s confusing for autistic people. Especially newly discovered autistic people. Did you know you’re disabled? Yes. It’s okay. Disability...

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Informational Series: An Introduction

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 3) It’s National Novel Writing Month. I’ve been saying for like 6 or 7 years now that I want to write an autistic book. I don’t plan to...

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Society is so Inaccessible..

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 3) (Quoted with permission) “Its just been difficult accepting that he may have a harder life than others,” was said in a group this morning. You see, I...

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Stop Making Things Harder

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 3) This weekend, suddenly, it hit me how bad things have gotten. I’m beyond stressed and functioning at the bare minimum. I’ve started this blog post 5 times...