This website is my space for rambling about autism and neurodiversity in general. It’s not a professional study as I write from my own experiences and the research I conduct. I am here to ramble about my brain and add my voice to the autistic advocates online.
Recent Blog Posts
7 minutes reading time at average speed Often the response I get when I discuss how sensory seeking I am is: “But you are autistic, you hate noise/lights/touch – insert whatever sense they deem to use – because you are hypersensitive.” In a few ways this is true – I am easily overloaded, can beContinue reading “Sensory Pleasures (Seeking) Part One”
For a long time, autistic children were taught to hide who they were – to mask and conceal themselves. Autism (and the language around it) was filled with shame and euphemisms. Much of what society knew about us was ableist research carried out by people who did not consult us. Now, autistic people are noContinue reading “Conceal, Don’t Feel – The Silencing of the Autistic Community through the Denial of Self-Diagnosis”
The debate around school uniforms has raged on for years – with some people strictly against them and others arguing that they are helpful. I am not going to focus on the general arguments; instead, I would like to discuss this from the specific perspective of a neurodivergent person with sensory issues. For many autisticContinue reading “School Uniforms and Neurodivergence”
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