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Ableism Vs Inaccessibility

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks! This post began as a continuation of the previous post on neurodiversity, but I decided to split them up, as the topic of ableism vs inaccessibility felt as though it deserved its own post. Therefore, if you missed the previous post then I… Continue reading Ableism Vs Inaccessibility

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I Don’t Look… Like A Designer?

Hello folks, I am beyond excited to be putting out this bonus post, as it is the culmination of months of planning and work! I have been working on a secret project and I can finally reveal it as it is now live. What is the project you may ask? Well, it's this: I love… Continue reading I Don’t Look… Like A Designer?

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One Girl’s Journey On The London Underground

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks! Welcome back to I Don't Look Autistic after I took a brief break to study for some exams I didn't want to fail! Thank you for being patient with me so I can sort out my life! This particular post has been planned… Continue reading One Girl’s Journey On The London Underground

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On The Assumption Of Incompetence

Hello folks, a couple of weeks ago I spoke at the Autism In Higher Education conference on the topic "On The Assumption Of Incompetence". It was the first time I have ever spoken at such an event and I am very happy with how it went. I thought I would share my talk with you… Continue reading On The Assumption Of Incompetence

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An Autistic Guide To Martial Arts

Hello folks, I think we can all agree that there is precious little more annoying than someone telling you how great exercise is when you're struggling. Therefore, I decided to write a post about the benefits of exercise... kind of. By no means do I think exercise is any sort of 'miracle cure', especially as… Continue reading An Autistic Guide To Martial Arts

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I May Be An Idiot, But I’m Not Stupid

Hello folks! The idea for this post came to me while I was brushing my teeth this morning and thinking about how much easier it is since realising I'm allergic to artificial mint flavouring. It turns out that your mouth isn't supposed to feel like it's on fire! Nor is it normal to stand at… Continue reading I May Be An Idiot, But I’m Not Stupid

Podcast

Paula And I Talk About Autism… ft. My Ex-Girlfriend?

Hello and welcome to episode 7 of the I Don't Sound Autistic podcast! This is part 2 of my chat with Paula, and this time we actually talk about autism! We cover topics such as how she feels as an allistic (non-autistic) person involved in helping with social media, to mental health, to our idea… Continue reading Paula And I Talk About Autism… ft. My Ex-Girlfriend?

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1 Year Anniversary!!!

https://videopress.com/v/sOpZ03s1?preloadContent=metadata Hello folks and welcome to an extra special video post because today the blog turns 1-year-old! I don't usually wear a tie around the house, but I thought I'd put a bit of effort in! I just wanted to say a huge thank you for all the support and engagement I've had with the… Continue reading 1 Year Anniversary!!!

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Why You Should Care About Dinosaurs

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks! Today's topic of choice is special interests, namely what they are, what mine are, and how they differ from casual hobbies. Let's get started! It's no secret that my biggest special interest is dinosaurs. I'm an absolute sucker for a hadrosaur. One of… Continue reading Why You Should Care About Dinosaurs