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Neurodivergent weddings are the freaking BEST! This category is our celebration of readers who identify as autistic, ASD, or otherwise non-neurotypical. This archive also includes some posts about working with anxiety disorders, ADHD, and other mental health challenges that may pop up for neurodivergent folks.

couple1 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

9 tips for a disability-friendly wedding (…especially when you’re not visibly disabled)

Unless I’m moving around none of my disabilities are particularly visible. However amongst our guests we had lots of friends and relatives with health issues of varying degrees and severity. We chose our venue and all the details of the day based on what would make everything as comfortable as possible for everyone invited. Unfortunately I pretty much forgot to take into account my own health. In hindsight, these are the things I learned or wish I’d have done at my own wedding…

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Help you down the aisle I must: The day Yoda empowered an autistic flower girl

Tara, recently went to a friend’s wedding and noticed that one of the flower girls had a strange little green Jedi friend escort her down the aisle, in the form of an awesome backpack. Unable to resist asking how Yoda crashed the wedding, Tara found out the story , and it’s almost as amazing as the pictures.