There are good and bad ways to talk about autism, and this is especially important if someone has opened up to you about being on the spectrum. I want to talk about the effects of the words we use on those around us.
Can you imagine taking things so literally that you vandalise your own home? I can. This is a brief and hopefully funny insight into my difficulties with understanding “hidden” meanings (sometimes they weren’t that hidden).
I’d like to talk a little bit about my experiences in higher education (so far, I still have more to go!). I wasn’t diagnosed with ASD until my final year of university, so it has taken a lot of reflection to recognise how it affected me throughout my degree because I had to learn whatContinue reading “My University Experiences”
This is an insight into my journey towards a formal diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, which I received in December 2019. Although this is only one example of a route taken to get a diagnosis, I hope that some readers may find it useful to see how I went about it! Although I was diagnosedContinue reading “My Diagnosis”
This first exciting post will mostly focus on my goals for this blog, as well as an insight into some of the content which I may share. First of all, this blog will be my first attempt to openly talk about my autism. I am still coming to grips with what my autism means forContinue reading “Hello friends”