Informative

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

Overview

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!!!

Informative

To Mask Or Not To Mask

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello Folks. I decided that today is a fine day to talk about masking. It's a term I have used reasonably often, but have perhaps given less explanation as to what it is than it warrants. Put simply, masking is the act of changing your… Continue reading To Mask Or Not To Mask

Personal Perspective

Mindfulness Doesn’t Help With Bear Attacks

Press Play to Hear an Audio Version of the Post Hello folks. Let me start off by saying that I know this post will be a little controversial, as I know how strongly some people feel about the topic we are talking about today. The topic? Mindfulness. Before I say anything, I want to acknowledge… Continue reading Mindfulness Doesn’t Help With Bear Attacks

Quizzes

Quiz: Which Autism Conspiracy Are You?

Hello folks, I thought today was a great day for another quiz! First and foremost, I want to point out that this quiz is entirely satirical and everything from here on out should not be taken seriously. That said, I am sure you are all wondering which of the many autism conspiracies you should help… Continue reading Quiz: Which Autism Conspiracy Are You?

Personal Perspective

I Think Hermione Is Autistic

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

Informative

Please Don’t Throw Your Kids Onto A Fire

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

Personal Perspective

The Time I Almost Joined a Cult

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