Learning Disability Today
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What is masking and how can autistic people safely foster authenticity?

In a recent LDT webinar, two autistic authors, Dr Amy Pearson and Kieran Rose, explain what masking is, why autistic people often ‘mask’ certain traits, and what autistic people can do to safely foster authenticity. They draw on chapters from their recently published book, Autistic Masking, exploring these areas alongside a wider understanding of the impact of stigma and trauma on autistic people.


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