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
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!
Press play to listen to an audio recording of the post Hello folks. Today I thought we’d talk about something slightly controversial. Should we cure autism? Well, some people would say a resounding yes and some would say a horrified no. The main argument comes down to whether autism is “bad” and is something that… Continue reading Should We Cure Autism? Correct Answer: No
Press play for an audio version of the post Hello folks! In this post I want to address the 3 most common misconceptions/stereotypes that I have heard over my years of existing. They are: autistic people lack empathy; autism only occurs in children and vaccines cause autism. The tl;dr would be: these are all not… Continue reading Stereotypes, Extinctions and How to Annoy Anti-Vaxxers
Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks. I thought today I would tell you the story about how my best friend and I came to be the dynamic duo that we are. I would love to tell you that the tale is full of adventure, mystery and maybe a dragon or two,… Continue reading The Way to Make a Best Friend is through 400 Games of Go Fish
Please press play to hear an audio recording of the post Hello folks. Today’s post is going to be a more personal insight into autism as I want to talk about how a situation can escalate without others even realizing what it is doing to you. I am sure my other autistic people will recognize… Continue reading Sensory Overload: The Experience
Press play to listen to an audio recording of the post Hello folks! In case you have come across this by mistake, allow me to explain what is going on: my name is Sarah and you are currently reading a blog centred around ASD. I have no qualifications pertaining to autism whatsoever; however, I am… Continue reading New post, who dis?