You might have heard that Autistic people have the ability to mask. They can adapt to the situation they are in by pretending to be ‘normal’ and hiding their differences. They hide their stims, try not to talk about their interests, try to make eye contact, pretend to care about small talk topics, copy body […]

PDA and attachment disorder aren’t the same

I recently came across a blog post where the writer was stating that PDA doesn’t exist and these individuals are actually children who have been mistreated and abused, that they actually have attachment disorder. This made me rather angry. Firstly the person has no experience of PDA children and secondly their perception of autism was […]