So, I have just read an article by Stephen Fontenot in UTD Today discussing whether you can reduce biases by educating people about autism. Three groups of people were used. One group was shown a video about autism and how to socially interact with them. Another group had training about mental disability but autism wasn't… Continue reading Autism – who has to change?
Well, I am managing better. We have the first pour of the foundations and everything is moving a might quicker than expected... They are thinking at the moment of finishing one or two weeks early. Wow! Picking up the back garden... Foundations going in. Well, there we are then. The garage is being studded and… Continue reading Concrete and mud
Yesterday I got overwhelmed. Badly. I mean a good 4 hour meltdown. My autistic self was a mess. There was no writing done. There was no drawing done. There was just me and my head in an endless circle of pain... For four hours. My fella and carer was brilliant but I am mad at… Continue reading Spoons, Building and Masking
I never mean to disappear from the blog but sometimes the whole world can get too much. Then I hold on to myself and my mind. I don't want to share my thoughts or give any news. I am just eager to be me and work it out myself. It can be scary and worrying.… Continue reading Lock down
Most people will tell you that I'm not really much of a party animal, and they'd be right. When I was a young sprightly youth I did the raves and the nightclubs, but now I'm more about the conversation and the people I'm with. Not so much the dancing and the beat. So last night… Continue reading A social evening…