HOW AUTISTIC NICK DEALT WITH BEING OVERWHELMED AN OPINION PIECE Last week I was feeling extremely overwhelmed after I had to deal with the Department of Transport here in WA. Firstly, I didn’t ever think that I would ever write a blog post about the DOT (Department of Transport) and secondly, I underestimated how it… Continue reading HOW AUTISTIC NICK DEALT WITH BEING OVERWHELMED
AUTISTIC NICK NEARLY HAS A SHUT DOWN. This week I very nearly had an Autistic shut down. I came extremely close that it scared me. I honestly could feel that my entire body was on the verge of shutting itself down. Unlike last time https://autisticnick.com/2021/01/11/how-autistic-nick-dealt-with-a-shut-down/. I found myself being able to see the signs. Signs… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK NEARLY HAS A SHUT DOWN.
HOW THIS WEEK AUTSITIC NICK DEALT WITH A CHANGE TO HIS PLANNED ROUTINE As regular readers of this blog know last week, I published an article about a food tour that I was meant to be embarking on this Saturday (7th November 2020). I was really looking forward to it and had booked a support… Continue reading HOW THIS WEEK AUTSITIC NICK DEALT WITH A CHANGE TO HIS PLANNED ROUTINE
HOW TO MAKE A CALMING DOWN CORNER Remaining calm becomes difficult when people are flooded with emotions or stimuli. Calming down corners provide a safe place to relax and process upsetting feelings and events. People who experience difficulties processing sensory information, such as autistic people, those with sensory processing disorder (SPD), or highly sensitive people,… Continue reading HOW TO MAKE A CALMING DOWN CORNER
HOW MY ANXIETY TRIGGERS AFFECTED MY AUTISM For the past month or so my anxiety has been triggered whilst I have been working on a development project. At first, I didn’t pay much attention to the signs that were being presented to me. I brushed them off and thought nothing of it. But as I… Continue reading HOW MY ANXIETY TRIGGERS AFFECTED MY AUTISM
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