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 JUGGLES ANXIETY, STRESS AND HIS EMOTIONS I hate feeling overwhelmed to the point of dealing with my emotions. It doesn’t usually take much to trigger that feeling, it can come from a conversation, an email, a phone call, or a text message. However, when it occurs it’s not an especially nice and… Continue reading HOW AUTISTIC NICK JUGGLES ANXIETY, STRESS AND HIS EMOTIONS
HOW I DEALT WITH AUTISTIC FATIGUE AND A BURNOUT Recently during a story pitch meeting for an upcoming article that I pitched an idea that I thought wouldn’t affect me. The subject matter was confronting but I brushed it off and thought nothing of it. It wasn’t until last Friday when it all hit me… Continue reading HOW I DEALT WITH AUTISTIC FATIGUE AND A BURNOUT
HOW AUTISTIC NICK IS DEALING WITH HIS WEEK. Since the last blog post I wrote was published here in Western Australia have just come out of a ‘snap’ 3-day lockdown. During that time, I had to learn to adjust to routine changes as rules and regulations were being put into place and then practice. I… Continue reading HOW AUTISTIC NICK IS DEALING WITH HIS WEEK.
ASMR, SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER AND AUTISM Question how does the following make you feel? Warning this video does contain some strong language Do you get a tingly sensation? Does it make you feel relaxed? Do you even know what it’s called? Well it’s called ASMR which stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response But what is… Continue reading ASMR, SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER AND AUTISM
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