By the Silent Wave (reposted) When searching for traits, characteristics, or symptoms of Asperger’s (and the rest of the autism spectrum, to an extent) online, the first–and the majority of–information you’ll probably find focuses on the negative aspects, at least as perceived by the “official sources” and “experts”. It begins to sound like a broken … Continue reading Positive aspects of Asperger’s / autism
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 PART 1 Jo Farrell is a British caucasian and UK-based mother (to an adult son), blogger, marketeer, amateur photographer, and practitioner of … 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?
Hello - and welcome to my blog! I'm a UK-based, British woman and I first became aware of my autistic identity four years ago. I was in the habit of using online, key word searches whilst attempting to understand baffling behaviour (myself and others). These searches, which have been a lifelong habit (using books and … Continue reading A little bit about me and my blog…