I invited my son’s father (Mr X) to join me in a drive to a buddhist meeting - he practises Nichiren Buddhism too. He took a few days to think about it, saying he might need to work, then texted yes, he’d like to go in my car for the 45 minute drive. Why am … Continue reading Telling my Ex I’m autistic
I've copied and pasted my full interview by Jenna Gensic published in two parts by the website Learn From Autistics. Interview in full, originally published in two parts on Oct 9th & 16th 2018 Jo Farrell is a British caucasian and UK-based mother (to an adult son), blogger, marketeer, amateur photographer, and practitioner of Nichiren Buddhism. … Continue reading Interview – autism at work, mutism, buddhist practise (long read)
Everyone struggles in life - but not everyone who struggles suffers. I didn’t know much about autism before 2014. But I was very aware I had experienced problems and suffering throughout my life with social communication - at home, work and in close relationships. From birth I didn't have the same type of speech and … Continue reading Why is Social Communication Complicated?