Autism and Disability On TV - Beyond The Stereotype OPINION PIECE Australian society seems to be afraid of telling stories about people with disabilities that show the truth of what it really is: difficult, challenging, exhausting and sometimes painful. Authentic representation matters and when creators, writers and the TV networks get these stories wrong, it… Continue reading Autism and Disability on TV – Beyond the Stereotype
AUTISTIC NICK'S NDIS MEETING Yesterday under a jarring 32 degree heat I ventured out to my NDIS meeting in Joondalup, WA. This had taken a few months to organise after ringing the NDIS helpline on numerous occasions. My meeting was at 2 PM AWST and was with Logan my LAC (Local Area Co-ordinator) The purpose… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK’S NDIS MEETING
AUTISTIC NICK, GOING OUT AND AUTISM FRIENDLY PERFORMACES Cast your minds back to December, that time of year when we all over spend on food and alcohol at the supermarkets taking full advantage of the various in store two for the price of one offers, filling up to four trolleys with hams, cheeses, pates etc… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK, GOING OUT AND AUTISM FRIENDLY PERFORMACES
HAPPY 2nd BIRTHDAY AUTISTIC NICK! FUN FACT – “Happy Birthday to You”, also known as “Happy Birthday”, is a song traditionally sung to celebrate the anniversary of a person’s birth. FUN FACT – According to the 1998 Guinness World Records, it is the most recognised song in the English language, followed by “For He’s a Jolly… Continue reading HAPPY 2nd BIRTHDAY AUTISTIC NICK!
AUTISTIC NICK'S TOP TEN FAVOURITE BLOG POSTS OF 2019 Sunday morning and here I am sitting here with the sun streaming in through my window as I tap away at the keys of my keyboard. I fling open the wooden shutters and allow the sunlight to pour in. I look down across the town square… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK’S TOP TEN FAVOURITE BLOG POSTS OF 2019
Q AND A WITH AUTISTIC NICK - PART TWO Back in September I posted a blog post titled “Q AND A WITH AUTISTIC NICK” https://autisticnick.com/2019/09/02/q-and-a-with-autistic-nick/ the post received a lot of views and since then I have had more people emailing me asking me questions. So, after reading all of the emails that people sent… Continue reading Q AND A WITH AUTISTIC NICK – PART TWO