I waited a long time for my autistic assessment. Here's a link to find out more if you're in the UK autism diagnosis for adults If you've been reading about adult autism/ Aspergers experiences from other women, you'll have a fair idea about what the diagnosis criteria are and reasons for seeking diagnosis. I wrote … Continue reading Am I or aren’t I?
Social anxiety is not the same as autism, these two “conditions” do have some things in common because they can both make social interactions awkward or uncomfortable.
I'm recommending this brilliant comic strip. For a printable spectrum illustration click here. You can find Rebecca Burgess at tumblr where her comic strip was originally posted here theoraah.tumblr.com *** U
Many autistic adults get told they don't seem autistic. This is because they have lived their lives learning, copying and masking communication differences to fit into a predominantly neurotypical world. Communication happens when one person sends a message to another person. This can be verbally or non-verbally. Interaction happens when two people respond to one … Continue reading 9 Keys for Handling Confrontation