Tag: Autism

The Importance of Autism Hour – How to Take Part and Help Change Lives

The Importance of Autism Hour – How to Take Part and Help Change Lives

Autism Hour is back again for 2018 and I really wanted to share information because I’ve noticed a lot of my friends and family weren’t aware of what is such a helpful and important to help create more of an Autism-friendly world. But what is Autism Hour? […]

You Shouldn’t Say These Things to Someone Who is Autistic

You Shouldn’t Say These Things to Someone Who is Autistic

Since being diagnosed as autistic, my life has definitely changed. Not to a dramatic extent but I can definitely see noticeable changes around me and within me. One thing which has been a challenge to say the least is telling people about my diagnosis. There’s […]

The Anxiety Files: My Life Finally Makes Sense – Finding Out I Have Autism

The Anxiety Files: My Life Finally Makes Sense – Finding Out I Have Autism

I waited anxiously as Petra, a member of the primary care mental health team, added up the scores. I had taken an assessment. Thankfully, not the kind you have to study for, because a low score would definitely be expected. But not this time. As […]