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What does growing up with autism truly feel like, and how can a parent best support their Autistic child? In my new book, “Always Bring Your Sunglasses,” I share my personal journey with autism, offering an intimate glimpse into the sensory sensitivities, social intricacies, and the often misunderstood aspects of living in an autistic body.

Becca Lory Hector

A collection of published pieces by Becca Lory Hector

Thriving While Autistic – Creating A Quality Self Defined Life

This piece was originally published by Spectrum Life Magazine. Nine years ago, at the ripe old age of thirty-six, I was diagnosed with autism. It was a gorgeous, sunny, spring afternoon in May when my life changed forever. I remember the weather in particular as it’s been an enthusiasm of ...

A Paycheck Isn’t Enough: Why How Autistics Feel About Work Matters

This article was originally published by The Advocate's Mic. The word ‘work’ conjures up memories, both good and bad, no matter who you say it to. We have all had that one workplace where we loved our co-workers, the work wasn’t so bad, and our boss was awesome. Likewise, we ...