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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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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Life update

I haven't posted in SO long. I have taken on a lot the past few weeks and for my own well-being my blog sadly had to take a back seat. I began a college course, embarked on a new career, started tap dancing lessons, turned 22 years old and have been training to run a …

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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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Interviews

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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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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