AUTISTIC N!CK VOLUNTEERS FUN FACT The verb volunteering was first recorded in 1755. It was derived from the noun volunteer, in C.1600, "one who offers himself for military service," from the Middle French voluntaire. FUN FACT There are many different types of volunteering Skills-based volunteering Skills-based volunteering is leveraging the specialised skills and the talents… Continue reading AUTISTIC N!CK VOLUNTEERS

A Tasteless Interview


A Tasteless Interview Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the centre of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honours thousands… Continue reading A Tasteless Interview

Rain Man and Savant Syndrome

Abstract word cloud for Savant Syndrome

Rain Man and Savant Syndrome Fun Fact – Rain Man is a 1988 American comedy-drama road movie directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. It tells the story of an abrasive, selfish young wheeler-dealer Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise), who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all his… Continue reading Rain Man and Savant Syndrome

Autism and Sensory Differences

Sensory Differences Explained

Autism and Sensory Differences Many people who are on the Autism spectrum have difficulty processing everyday sensory information. Any of the senses may be over- or under-sensitive, or both, and at different times. These sensory differences can affect behaviour and can have a profound effect on a person’s life. I have written about SPD before… Continue reading Autism and Sensory Differences