Content warning: Discussion of functioning labels including high/low. I have wanted to write about my 'levels of functioning' and what I think about the whole concept of 'high/low functioning' in general, but haven't been able to work out exactly what my angle is. And then I came across the concept of 'spiky functioning' and had … Continue reading Spiky Functioning
Lockdown is effecting my autism and I want to write a bit about that. Yes, I am ok. No, I don't think lockdown shouldn't apply to me or should be lifted. Yes, I understand that others are struggling too/more/etc. I just think it might be helpful for you to understand some of the difficulties that … Continue reading Autism in Lockdown
I will talk more about many of these traits in detail in posts to come. But, for now, here is an overview of the autistic traits I experience at the moment. Some of you may also experience these traits. They may be unexpected in this list. For me, though, they are related to my neurotype … Continue reading My autistic traits – an overview
Many might wonder why this blog, why now? The simple answer is: 'I am autistic, and I want to talk about it.' But, as you might have guessed, it is more complicated than that. 3 big... let's say topics have shaped how much I have or haven't share about my autism. Labels - good or … Continue reading Why?