Press Play to Hear an Audio Version of the Post Hello folks! One topic that I have been wondering whether or not to write about is representation in media: autistic representation that is. It is quite a tricky topic due to conflicting ideas about what autism is, and so I have largely ignored it. However,… Continue reading I Think Hermione Is Autistic
Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks, ‘tis the season to be jolly, regardless of whether you celebrate Christmas or not. I was raised Catholic and so I grew up celebrating it but given my decision to turn my back on God and be a heathen, I have swapped out… Continue reading Supermarket Trauma and the Holidays
Hello folks, I thought I might try out a new type of post today! The nonsensical idea of putting autistic people in boxes is frustratingly pervasive, and however much the community points out the ridiculousness of it, the Karens of the world refuse to let it die out. (Note, you do not have to be… Continue reading Quiz: What Flavour Autism Do You Have?
Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks! Given we are in the midst of a global pandemic, it is entirely possible that some of you may read this post and think “wow, that was poorly timed.” I quite understand that reaction because this post is about being in a country… Continue reading Difficult Pifficult Lemon Squifficult
Press play to hear an audio recording of the post Hello folks! Let’s talk about being diagnosed — especially when you are older. This is a more personal post rather than fact-based because I’m not even sure what facts would be relevant! Let’s get started. I was diagnosed in the summer of ’17, or, if… Continue reading My Diagnosis – Is Marriage A Scam?
Press play to listen to an audio recording of the post Hello folks. Originally this post was about a different topic and was supposed to be uploaded next week. However, something came to light and I decided it was too important to wait. There is no point me beating around the hedge, so please look… Continue reading I am a Complete Person
Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks. I thought for today’s post we would take a look at some examples of how to treat autistic people when you yourself are a non-autistic person. These are all taken from my past experiences in the world, and they really represent a broad… Continue reading The Benefits of Being Burritoed
Press play for an audio version of the post Hello Folks! There has been an odd trend lately where predominantly middle-aged women are spouting nonsense about conditions like ASD, ADD, ADHD etc… to be a modern problem. While it is obvious to most people who don’t have to worry about their brain cell getting lonely… Continue reading Please Don’t Throw Your Kids Onto A Fire
Press Play to Hear an Audio Version of the Post Hello folks! Today’s post is a nice mix of amusing stories and important safety concerns. The theme is how communication impairments and perhaps a general lack of ‘theory of mind’ skill can provide interesting scenarios, as well as actual danger. To start, I want to… Continue reading The Time I Almost Joined a Cult
Hello folks! I’ve had some really interesting feedback from people who don’t have autism about the blog; in particular the post, ‘Sensory Overload: The Experience’, where they have expressed that they found it very useful as a way of understanding what it feels like to experience sensory overload. Therefore, I thought I would write a… Continue reading How to Experience a Meltdown from the Comfort of Your Own Home!