Adult autistic Shutdowns and Meltdowns

From the Inside Out: An Autistic Shutdown (reposted) from everyday aspie. This is the best example I've found online. Reposted without edits, I added my own photography. Autistics have shutdowns. It’s part of life. There are multiple root causes for a shutdown, including the result of sensory overload, physical and mental exhaustion, unexpected news, anxiety … Continue reading Adult autistic Shutdowns and Meltdowns

About my Experience of Relationship Blindness (a long read)

  One of my key difficulties, which I recognised in myself, when I started reading about adult autism was the friendships and relationship information. This is another area I can say, ooooh yes, I truly have struggled with this all of my life! From knowing myself and everything I’ve read, I agree that the way … Continue reading About my Experience of Relationship Blindness (a long read)