Although a formal diagnosis must be given by a licensed professional, you can complete The Autism Spectrum Questionnaire online for free to help you gain a general sense of any autistic traits you may experience.
Autism Speaks and the Autism Society of Oregon offer comprehensive resources, such as this list of book recommendations.
The Asperger/Autism Network identifies traits of autism in women and girls.
Familiarize yourself with the concept of twice-exceptional as it applies to people who are both gifted and have a neurodivergent condition such as autism or ADHD.
See the Highly Sensitive Person checklist to see if you relate. Continue browsing Dr. Elaine Aron’s website for books and other resources.
Understand the similarities and differences between sensitivity and ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Autism Borderline Personality Disorder, and Misophonia.
Rethinking Madness: Toward a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding and Treatment of Psychosis by Paris Williams, PhD. is now free as a PDF.
The Hearing Voices Project seeks to de-stigmatize, educate and empower the community of people who experience auditory hallucinations.
Early intervention in psychosis is key. Contact EASA Multnomah County to support a young adult having their first psychotic break.