Holding it in

I have just finished watching the second series of A Typical, a Netflix show based around a young boy, Sam, who is on the Autistic Spectrum. I adore the show and it is a portrayal of Autism which I relate to, not just through Sam, but through his sister Casey too - it reminds me …

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Firstly, I apologise for not posting in a few weeks. I have had personal matters keeping me busy - I will not bore you with the details. One of the biggest updates I can give you is that I have been offered a new job. To be offered this job I has to attend an …

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Back to school

Returning to school after the summer holidays was always a tough time for me. In primary school it meant being assigned a new teacher, one which I was unfamiliar with. I distinctly remember the morning I was due to begin Year 5 having a melt-down over the thought of a new teacher. I did not …

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Autism and the Arts

I recently read a comment about there being a strong link between Autism and the arts. I have been unable to stop thinking about this point since. It is known that Autistic people can have extremely high IQ's, leading to them excelling in subjects such as Maths, Science and Technology. Proof of this is exampled …

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This post doesn't contain advice and isn't much to do with Autism. It is an appreciation post for some wonderful human beings which I am blessed to have in my life. Let's start from the beginning. On my first day at nursery I met Lauren. Since then we have grown-up together sharing all our obsessions …

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Our Muggle.

My family is unique. It is unique due to the fact my Dad, my younger brother and I all have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. This leaves just my Mum as the only neurotpical. Instead of using the term ' neurotypical' we prefer to refer to Mum as our Muggle. My Mum is the …

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CBC Radio interview

Earlier this week CBC radio in Canada asked if I would share my thoughts on Morrisons' quiet hour for a segment on their show. If you would like to give the interview a listen please click here.