AUTISTIC NICK AND THE EFFECTS OF NOT COMMUNICATING WITH HIM EFFECTIVELY

AUTISTIC NICK AND THE EFFECTS OF NOT COMMUNICATING WITH HIM EFFECTIVELY AN OPINION PIECE It’s a cold 12 degrees on a Tuesday morning. A slow beat of a drum can be heard in the background. A montage of someone (me) getting ready for the day plays out. As the drums begin to beat a little… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK AND THE EFFECTS OF NOT COMMUNICATING WITH HIM EFFECTIVELY

AUTISTIC NICK IS HEADING BACK TO THE OFFICE AND HE’S NERVOUS

AUTISTIC NICK IS HEADING BACK TO THE OFFICE AND HE’S NERVOUS For 3 long exhausting months I have been seated in front of my computer, facing my camera, and staring into a square of a Zoom call and now it’s all come to an end. At first it was like being a small child at… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK IS HEADING BACK TO THE OFFICE AND HE’S NERVOUS

HOW AUTISTIC NICK DEALS WITH A PROBLEM

HOW AUTISTIC NICK DEALS WITH A PROBLEM I don’t deal with problems very well. If I am presented with one, I’ll attempt however badly to try and resolve it by myself before I go seeking help. It’s always been that way. Sometimes I’m successful other times I am not. Clearly it depends on the problem/issue.… Continue reading HOW AUTISTIC NICK DEALS WITH A PROBLEM

AUTISTIC NICK WORKING FROM HOME IS TAKING IT’S TOLL

AUTISTIC NICK WORKING FROM HOME IS TAKING IT'S TOLL COMMENT Behind me is my unmade bed, I must see to that especially as I have a Zoom meeting in an hour. I turn my head to look, well when you write something like I have above you don’t not turn your head do you? It’s… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK WORKING FROM HOME IS TAKING IT’S TOLL

AUTISTIC NICK’S FEAR OF WORKING FROM HOME

AUTISTIC NICK'S FEAR OF WORKING FROM HOME Anticipation hung in the air like a thick layer of humidity, for weeks. It like I had known what was coming, but like most things in life I was unprepared for it. Confirmation didn’t come through immediately but when it did, I shrunk back into a tearful ball… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK’S FEAR OF WORKING FROM HOME

AUTISTIC NICK AND HIS ANXIETY RASH

AUTISTIC NICK AND HIS ANXIETY RASH I tried everything to take my mind off it, in the car journey to work yesterday. I didn’t once think of the word FACE MASK. I chatted with my support worker about anything and everything I could think of during our 45-minute car journey to my place of work.… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK AND HIS ANXIETY RASH