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Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt the thrill of a hard-won success – only to completely doubt your abilities soon after? Maybe you stepped out of your comfort zone, worked very hard, did an incredible job, but then started to rationalize it was all just luck?  How about feeling like a fraud, even though you have clear … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome

Unmet Needs During the Pandemic

By Lisa Morgan M.Ed. CAS **Content warning: Suicide Crisis supports for the autism community are sparse.  Autistic people need support specific to their way of thinking and understanding the world.  This often differs from the type of support available for the general public.  Thankfully, there is an existing research study published in Molecular Autism that we, autistic … Continue reading Unmet Needs During the Pandemic

The Carnival

When I was a kid I went to a carnival.  It was one of those small town carnivals celebrating summer with music, craft tables, the smell of fried food, and games to play for a stuffed animal. This carnival had a cake walk.  It’s a game like musical chairs where people walk around an area … Continue reading The Carnival


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About Me

Lisa Morgan is a board certified autism specialist who is a subject matter expert in trauma informed care for autistic adults in crisis.  She has a master’s degree in special education, is a co-chair of the Autism and Suicide committee of the American Association of Suicidology.  She is an editor and columnist for Spectrum Women’s online magazine.  Lisa is passionate about advocating for autistic adults through speaking, training, and writing articles.

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