Autistic Leadership Spill August the 24th do you remember where you were? Why am I asking you about this date in particular? What’s with all the questions? Am I training to be a detective? Am I a journalist who has stopped you as you’ve come out of Aldi juggling your groceries because you forgot your… Continue reading Autistic Leadership Spill
Are we able to laugh at disbaility through comedy? Comedy is a very divisive thing. In particular sketch comedy. Sketch comedy has to drive the point that you are trying/hoping to convey/shine a light on/make people sit up and think all within a limited time frame. So on that basis today’s question is “Is it… Continue reading Are we able to laugh at disbaility through comedy?
Depression is a mental health problem that is common in Autistic people. Depression can have a big impact on daily life and can lead to suicidal thoughts. Battling depression.... “Is like having to play a game of Monopoly every day of your life, but the standard for everyone else when they roll the dice is… Continue reading Depression and Autism
Anxiety in Autistic Adults Anxiety can happen for a range of reasons and Autistic people can vary in their ability to cope with it. Understanding your emotions can be difficult. But by getting help from someone so that you can understand your anxiety, you can then be in a position to manage it better. Anxiety… Continue reading Anxiety in Autistic Adults
I’m Puzzled The reason for me writing this blog post is to ask if we need to change the Autism symbol? The puzzle piece symbol was first created in 1963 as the logo for the National Autistic Society (NAS.) This first NAS logo was designed by a parent member of the Executive Committee, Gerald Gasson.… Continue reading Puzzled
Ten things I need you to know…. Autism can be a difficult subject to fully understand. Today I would like to go over some of the main things Autistic people want you to know to help you in understanding our condition. When you meet one Autistic person… …You’ve met one Autistic person. Yes, despite the… Continue reading Ten things I need you to know….