Hello folks! This is episode 6 of I Don't Sound Autistic and I am very excited to have you back! My guest on this episode is my good friend, Paula, and we talk about all sorts of things but don't quite manage to get onto autism. The second part of the conversation (the part including… Continue reading What Constitutes A Pretzel?
Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello Folks, today's post may be most useful for those of us who get periods, but even if you don't I would still recommend reading this because why not! When we're talking about autism, one of the most well known traits is an aversion to… Continue reading Bloody Periods
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
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
Welcome back to episode 4! This time I am joined by absolutely no one, as time was not on my side in the past couple of weeks. Instead, this is a shorter episode where I just explain who I am, in case you are new, and I give some information about what the podcast actually… Continue reading Who Am I?
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?
Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks. This post came about through a mixture of my own independent thoughts and listening to the latest episode of the podcast over and over again as I edited it, thus causing me to reflect deeply on some of the things that Gemma, Georgie,… Continue reading Do I Want to Go to a Desert Rave?
Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks! I thought a nice wholesome topic for this post would be my coming out! I promise that my ASD is relevant to the story, and I think it also raises some interesting ideas about how autism and sexual orientation are intertwined. When I… Continue reading Germany Made Me Gay
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