Autism

Sex

Reddit Gave a Teenager With Autism a Shockingly Helpful Sex Ed Lesson

"All I knew was porn, and that didn’t help."
Eric Spitznagel
3 days ago
Film

Bryan Cranston Advocated for Disabled Actors While Taking a Role from One

In 'The Upside,' his upcoming film with Kevin Hart, Cranston plays a man with quadriplegia, and the politics are complicated.
Taylor Hosking
1.9.19
Autism

Pop Culture Taught Me How To Hide My Autism

Around my parents I was Angela from ‘My So Called Life,’ with my friends it was Cher from ‘Clueless,’ and in front of boys I became Alice from ‘Closer.’
Madeleine Ryan
10.16.18
Autism

The Peace and Power of Being Autistic

I think, feel, and process information completely differently. I appreciate very specific and idiosyncratic things. I don’t idolise or admire anything, and I don’t experience jealousy.
Madeleine Ryan
8.15.18
mind

Almost Half of Adults With Autism Are Depressed

Symptoms of depression in adults with autism can be challenging to detect.
Chloe C. Hudson
Kate Harkness
7.30.18
Culture

'The Simpsons' Helps My Family Connect with My Autistic Brother

Television's favorite animated family has caused my own clan to bond, in more ways than one.
Theresa Basile
11.3.17
VICE TONIC

TV Is Obsessed With an Unrealistic Portrayal of Autistic People

The savant character in 'The Good Doctor' is insulting to the large percentage of people on the spectrum without genius abilities.
Sarah Bradley
10.30.17
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Person with Autism

"I just don't know how to pretend to find a bad joke funny."
VICE Staff
9.1.17
Dating

What It’s Like to Date When You’re on the Autism Spectrum

“I can recall every conversation we ever had, and use it against you in a fight.”
Megan Cramer
8.18.17
money

The 23-Year-Old Accused of Murdering His Relatives for Inheritance Money

After his grandfather was murdered and his mother disappeared at sea, Nathan Carman came under intense scrutiny. Now he's being sued by his aunts.
Susan Zalkind
7.19.17
Health

The Conservative Christian Mums Pushing for More Legal Weed in Texas

“We are the most unlikely people to be doing this.”
Serena Solomon
3.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Vaccine Skeptic RFK Jr Says He's Chairing Trump's 'Vaccine Safety' Commission

Like Trump, the environmental activist has floated the widely debunked claim that vaccines are linked to autism.
Lauren Messman
1.11.17
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