Neurodivergent Resources

Podcasts

Hearing other neurodiverse people talking freely and sharing their stories can be utterly game changing, in my experience. The top three are my favourites but all of these have been so useful:

The Squarepeg Podcast – very highly recommended!

Oh, That’s Just My Autism

Eggshell Transformations with Imi Lo

ADHD For Smartass Women with Tracy Otsuka

ADHD Experts Podcast

Embracing Intensity

Positive Disintegration Podcast

Actually Autistic

Blogs

Actually Autistic blog list of other writers on this important topic since these personal accounts are the force driving the current evolution of understanding beyond “text book” definitions and diagnoses.

Asperger’s from the Inside – very highly recommended youtube resource with linked blog etc

Books

(in no particular order, many more and growing in my Goodreads list)

Asperger’s from the Inside – Michelle Vines

I Am Aspien Woman – Tania Marshall

Nerdy, Shy & Socially Inappropriate – Cynthia Kim

Pretending to be Normal – Liane Holliday Willey

Women and Girls with Asperger Syndrome Disorder: Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age – Sarah Hendrickx

NeuoTribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter and People Who Think Differently – Steve Silberman

Odd Girl Out: An Autistic Woman in a Neurotypical World – Laura James

Thinking in Pictures – Temple Grandin

Autism and the God Connections: redefining the Autistic Experience Through Extraordinary Accounts of Spiritual Giftedness– William Stillman.

Women from Another Planet? Our Lives in the Universe of Autism – Jean Kearns Miller

In the mind’s eye: Visual thinkers, gifted people with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, computer images and the ironies of creativity – T G West

The Autistic Brain – Temple Grandin and Richard Panek

Living in a Bubble: A Guide to Being Diagnosed with High Functioning Autism – Anthony King

Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism – Barb Cook and Dr Michelle Garnett

The Electricity of Every Living Thing: One Woman’s Walk with Asperger’s – Katherine May

Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism – Dawn Prince Hughes

Articles to start you off

High-functioning autism – different not less (what this looks like, the myths, the pitfalls etc), an article by Imi Lo

Aspienwomen: Moving towards an adult female profile of Autism/Asperger Syndrome

What is autism?

Online Resources

Spectrum Women Magazine

ADDitude magazine

The Aspergian

Professor Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle Garnett

Tania Marshall’s List of Women’s Asperger’s Traits

The Neurodiversity Academy

Autism Matters

Wrong Planet

Autism & Diet

Oxalates Control is a major new factor in autism therapy – The Great Plains Laboratory

See my Health Resources for many more oxalate resources

Journalling and symptom tracking

Discovery Journal – very highly recommended guided daily journal for adults and teens with ASD and anxiety

Autism Controversy

The Controversy Over Autism’s Most Common Therapy – Spectrum News.

Autistic therapists

This site may help you to locate a therapist who is actually autistic themselves, you will need to read the bios carefully:

Association of Neurodivergent Therapists

Other Resources

Adult assessment, coaching and mentoring etc.

Coaching and mentoring