Kirsten Lindsmith is a consultant and autism advocate. After receiving an ASD diagnosis at the age of 19, she began co-hosting the online television show Autism Talk TV and speaking at conferences and events and about her experience as a young woman on the spectrum. She has written columns for Wrong Planet and Autism After 16, and was profiled in The New York Times.
Autistic Boundaries: Flirting & Assault
Body Image and Autism
Oversimplification in Autism Advocacy
Autism and Consent
Masterpost: Stim Toys
Masterpost: Dermatillomania and Trichotillomania
New York Stimmy: Sensory Overload and Public Stimming
Disability vs. Inability
The Dark Side of the Stim: Self-injury and Destructive Habits
A Song of Ice and Fire: Comorbid Diagnosis
AS vs. NT Culture: Two Worlds, One Dysfunctional Family
ASPEN Spring Conference 2015: Neurologically Mixed Relationships
The Little Professor is Compensating for Something: Theory of Mind and Pedantic Speech
Spoons and Splines: the Laws of Thermodynamic Autistic Motion
Is Autism a Disease?
What’s Your Function?
A Little [More] Conversation: Small Talk with Less Fight and More Spark
Research Wising Up to the Fact that Girls Present Differently than Boys
Stimming 101, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Stim
Body Language 101, Part 2: How?
Body Language 101, Part 1: Why?
Clueless: Autism and the PUA Community
The Autism Paradox: The Evolution of Autism
The Autism Paradox: Autism as a Psychological Adaptation
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