Like a lot of people my age and older I wasn’t diagnosed as a child or young person. I was in my late 30s and, again like a lot of others around my age, I had to figure it out for myself and it took some time. Here is how I came to that point … Continue reading Figuring out I’m autistic: A mystery solved
June 18th is Autistic Pride Day, which seems like an appropriate time to share my thoughts on “coming out as autistic". I’m in a few online support-type groups of autistic adults and a topic that comes up every so often is “coming out”: whether to, how to, to whom, when, why….? There are definite parallels … Continue reading Coming out as autistic
Or, arguably more precisely, the words are anagrams of each other. I like anagrams. I like this pair of anagrams. I like other pairs of anagrams too and will probably blog about the fact at a later date: feel free to scroll on by if that doesn’t float your boat. Or have a look, you … Continue reading Rainiest inertias: yes, it’s an anagram.
Written by an #actuallyautistic person who was an autistic child (but that was in the 80s and 90s so no one realised, or if they did they didn’t mention) 1. Your autistic child understands more than you think.Unless they are also deaf, your autistic child can hear you. They are listening even if they appear … Continue reading Seven things you need to understand about your autistic child