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?
There are phrases that used to crop up due to my verbal blunders. As I've become older my clumsy mis-steps tend to be followed by verbal silence and avoidance. You just put your foot in it... You'd think I'd learn. Well, of course I can learn. However my brain comprehends language linked strongly to visual … Continue reading Recovery after a Blunder
This is one of my favourite posts - I've pasted it in full, it's from Penelope Trunk's website. I've left all the links in for you and dropped in a couple of my own photos. 3 Things you need to know about people with Aspergers I’m going to ignore the fact that the DSM no … Continue reading 3 Things you need to know about people with Aspergers
I found this blog a short while ago "Talking Aspie: a beginner's guide" and have reposted in full/ no edits. So a while ago I saw this post on Autistic Not Weird asking: if you could teach people one thing about autism, what would it be? The answers are many and definitely worth reading. I … Continue reading How to Talk Aspie