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 … 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.
As an adult seeking autism diagnosis or investigating autism, you may find this article helpful. I've left the original links in from the article and added my own photography. Article copied in full from here. Written by Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D. A recent case study and review highlight overlap between ASD and PTSD. Those who are … Continue reading Autism and PTSD: Similarities and Differences
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