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“WE ARE NOT OK” #TakeTheMaskOff – YouTube

Kieran Rose Published on Nov 14, 2018 Originally created for a conference called ‘Autism: living behind the Mask, this is the video representation of The Autistic Advocate’s article: “We are not OK” http://www.theautisticadvocate.com/20… Four questions about Masking and Mental Health, answered by the #ActuallyAutistic community, written and collated during #TakeTheMaskOff Content warning for suicide, self […]

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#TakeTheMaskOff Hannah Molesworth interview on Sky News | YouTube

Kieran Rose Published on Jul 21, 2018 SUBSCRIBED 104 #TakeTheMaskOff Hannah Molesworth of @Hannamomi – twitter and @Do I Look Autistic Yet? On Facebook speaking live on Sky News breakfast programme ‘Sunrise’ about #TakeTheMaskOff For more information about #TakeTheMaskOff please visit: http://www.theautisticadvocate.com/2018/06/takethemaskoff.html

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#TaketheMaskOff – Week 7 – Adriana L. White

The Finale 3-10 Sep – #TaketheMaskOff How people have been affected by the weeks. Over the past 7 weeks of the #TaketheMaskOff event, I have learned a lot about myself. Reading about the expe… Source: #TaketheMaskOff – Week 7 – Adriana L. White

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The Aspergirl Reflects: Lessons Learned from the #TaketheMaskOff Challenge – THE ASIAN ASPERGIRL

As the #TaketheMaskOff Challenge draws to a close this week, I decided to look back at the past six weeks and what I’ve written here as part of the challenge, and to see how it has impacted m… Source: The Aspergirl Reflects: Lessons Learned from the #TaketheMaskOff Challenge – THE ASIAN ASPERGIRL

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Saying Goodbye to My Old Mask – That Masking Life

I know most autistics don’t think the mask is who they are, but for me, it was a part of me, a protective coccoon that had finally gotten too small. [Blogger note: I’ll always be maskin… Source: Saying Goodbye to My Old Mask – That Masking Life

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Opinion: The treatment of autism seems to focus on making non-autistic people feel comfortable around autism rather than making the the person with autism feel comfortable. – Mike’s Blog

I just thought of the PERFECT analogy to explain high-functioning autism and masking to non-autistic people. Imagine you only have a Mac computer and you really need to use a program exclusive to W… Source: Opinion: The treatment of autism seems to focus on making non-autistic people feel comfortable around autism rather than making the […]

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#TakeTheMaskOff – Week 6 – Adriana L. White

Week 6 27-2 Sep – Coping Strategies. What can help you not to Mask. Using it purposefully? As someone who was diagnosed with autism fairly recently (a professional told me I was autistic in O… Source: #TakeTheMaskOff – Week 6 – Adriana L. White