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Brown, L. (2011, August). The Significance of Semantics: Person-First Language: Why It Matters. Autistic Hoya - A blog by Lydia X. Z. Brown.

Logsdon-Breakstone, S. (2013, April 12). Autistic, Allistic, Neurodiverse, and Neurotypical: Say what? Cracked Mirror in Shalott.

AspienBlue. (2019, July 27). Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Parenting: Taking You on a Guilt Trip.NeuroClastic.

Bridges, H. (2015). Reframe your thinking around autism: how the polyvagal theory and brain plasticity help us make sense of autism. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Brown, L. (2013). Compliance is unreasonable: The Human rights implications of compliance-Based Behavioral interventions under the convention against Torture and the convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities. Retrieved from: Torture in Healthcare Settings: Reflections on the Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2013 Thematic Report.

Brown-Lavoie, S. M., Viecili, M. A., & Weiss, J. A. (2014). Sexual Knowledge and Victimization in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(9), 2185–2196. doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2093-y.

Carpenter, S. (2015, March 23). For adults with autism, a lack of support when they need it most.

Dattaro, L. (2021, April 1). How oligodendrocytes may shape autism: Spectrum: Autism Research News. Spectrum. .

Dattaro, L. (2020, December 7). Anorexia’s link to autism, explained. Spectrum Autism Research News.

Edelson, M. G. (2010). Sexual Abuse of Children with Autism: Factors that Increase Risk and Interfere with Recognition of Abuse. Disability Studies Quarterly, 30(1). doi: 10.18061/dsq.v30i1.1058

Friday, A. (2018, August 2). When You're Autistic, Abuse Is Considered Love. The Establishment.

George, R., & Stokes, M. (2017). “Sexual Orientation in Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Autism Research, 11(1), 133–141. doi: 10.1002/aur.1892.

George, R., & Stokes, M. A. (2017). “Gender identity and sexual orientation in autism spectrum disorder.” Autism, 22(8), 970–982. doi: 10.1177/1362361317714587.

Hull, L., & Mandy, W. (2019, November 27). Camouflaging in Autism. Retrieved from

Kapp, S. K. (2020). Autistic community and the neurodiversity movement: stories from the frontline. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kieran (2018). An autistic burnout. The Autistic Advocate: Autistic People Have a Voice. Vol 2018:

Luterman, S. (2020, August 18). Review: ‘Love on the Spectrum’ is kind, but unrepresentative. Spectrum Autism Research News.

Mandy, W. (2019). Social camouflaging in autism: is it time to lose the mask? Autism: The International Journal of Research & Practice, 23(8).

Mattie. (2016, November 1). Autism Q&A. the tumblr blog of Rassilon. .

May, K. (2018, August 22). The autistic view of the world is not the neurotypical cliché. Retrieved from

Meemmott, A. (2019, May 30). Behavior Analysis, The Autistic Way.

Moore, A. (2020). Pathological demand avoidance: What and who are being pathologised and in whose interests? Global Studies of Childhood, 10(1) 39–52.

Nakazawa, D. J. (2020). Angel and the Assassin: The Tiny Brain Cell That Changed the Course of Medicine. Random House Publishing Group.

Pastthequasar. (2019, November 7). Raising Autistics: Children are people, not property. NeuroClastic.

Perry, D. M. (2015, October 9). Fix the charity that wants to ‘fix’ autism. Al Jazeera America.

Posar, A., & Visconti, P. (2017). Tribute to Grunya Efimovna Sukhareva, the Woman who First Described Infantile Autism. Journal of pediatric neurosciences.

Prizant, B. M., & Fields-Meyer, T. (2015). Uniquely human: a different way of seeing autism. Souvenir Press.

Raymaker, D.M., Teo, A.R., Steckler, N., Lentz, B., Scharer, M., Delos Santos, A., Kapp, S., Hunter, M., Joyce, A., Nicolaidis, C. (2020). “Having all of your internal resources exhausted beyond measure and being left with no clean-up crew:” Defining autistic burnout. Autism in Adulthood. 2:2. Published online ahead of print. Open access paper available at

Rosa, S. D. R. (2019, August 29). Autistic Burnout: An Interview With Researcher Dora Raymaker. Retrieved from

Rosenberg, S. (2017). Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve: Self-Help Exercises for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Autism. North Atlantic Books.

Russo, F. (2018, February 21). The costs of camouflaging autism. Retrieved from

Silberman, S. (2016). Neurotribes: the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity. London: Allen et Unwin.

Sinclair, J. (1993). Don't Mourn For Us. Retrieved from

Sparrow, M. (2017, February 6). Autism and the Burden of Social Reciprocity. Thinking Person's Guide to Autism.

Swaim, E. (2020, January 14). Autistic Burnout: An Often-Misunderstood Element of Autism. Retrieved from

Swan, V. (2018, November 6). How a Lifetime of Masking My Autism Has Affected Me. Retrieved from

Szalavitz, M. (2016, March 1). Autism—It's Different in Girls New research suggests the disorder often looks different in females, many of whom are being misdiagnosed and missing out on the support they need.

Szalavitz, M. (2015, March 11). The Boy Whose Brain Could Unlock Autism. Retrieved from

Williams, M. (2019, September 26). 3 Ways Autistic Adults Experience Domestic Abuse -- And 3 Ways to Stop It. Retrieved from

White, M. (2020). Infant hearing test might be sound predictor of autism. Retrieved from:

Yoshino, K. (2007). Covering: the hidden assault on our civil rights. Random House.

Zeldovich, L. (2018, November 7). How history forgot the woman who defined autism.

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