From an Autistic Point of View

This month's post is slightly different. Megan, who is the author of the blog 'From an Autistic Point of View' reached out to me and asked if we could collaborate. I read a few of her blog posts and was confident that we were both trying to achieve the same outcome from our posts; raising …

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Autism Health Passport

Hospitals are unsettling environments for most people. They’re associated with a feeling of uncertainty and anxiety. For myself, they also mean piercing bright lights, pungent smells, headache-inducing electrical buzzing and beeping sounds from machines and too many people rushing down corridors. In my previous experience there has rarely been a calming moment in a hospital …

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Interview with Learn From Autistics

If you would like to read my recent interview with Jenna Gensic from Learn from Autistics please click here.

Autism – Adult Services

Autism is a lifelong disability; Autistic children grow into Autistic adults. Autism is a spectrum condition, meaning that every Autistic person, and their needs, are different. A handful of Autistic people may have a coinciding learning disability and require 24-hour care. Some Autistic people may need a few hours of guidance at home each week …

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A Kind of Spark – Elle McNicoll

The lack of ASD inclusive characters in books is notable. Children's books very rarely address our existence and neither do adult fictions. I love reading and often devour books. I am always on the lookout for stories where I am represented. The first book I read with an Autistic character as the lead was The …

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