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 autistic brain comprehends language linked strongly to … Continue reading Recovery after a Blunder
This blog is about my own experience of my autistic behaviours. I've seen and read lots of lists by other women and these have helped me identify as an adult with autism (Samantha Craft's list being my favourite). You can find these and other links on my page, "Am I autistic?" here Feeling different from the majority … Continue reading I love my female Asperger / autistic behaviours