Dating an Autistic girl

I thought this week I would give you a look at Autism from the outside - how a neurotypical who is closet to me experiences my Autism. I sat down with my long-term boyfriend Alex and asked him to answer honestly, a few questions which I had prepared. Other than my close family Alex is …

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WARNING: I Am Autistic

I recently heard that somebody was, and I quote, 'warned about my illness'. This upset me and sent me into a spiral of hating myself and my Autism for a number of days. Is my Autism an illness? In the Oxford English Dictionary the noun 'illness' means, 'A disease or period of sickness affecting the …

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An Autistic Christmas

The streets are filled with cheer That's what they say Unbearable noise is all I hear Making it harder than the normal day   Look at the pretty lights Over there on the tree It's a painful sight For no one but me   It's the most wonderful time of the year The phrase I …

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All hail, Anne Hegerty

I have watched I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here every year since I was young. I find the trials fascinating and I suppose in a way, seeing how humans interact with one another equally interesting. I have felt particularly captured by this years series thanks to Anne Hegerty. Anne has voiced her diagnosis …

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