i realised that a lot of people don’t actually know how to communicate with me if i am non-speaking, so i’m writing this handy guide for communicating with me if i am non-speaking.Read more "communication"
i suck at sleeping. i sleep a lot, but i’m always tired. i go to sleep late and wake up late. but sometimes my medications make me tired and i need to go to sleep early. i’m sick of being constantly tired. and when i do manage to eventually get to sleep, it’s almost guaranteed […]Read more "sleep"
i’m often trapped in my own head, not able to focus on the present moment and what i should be doing.Read more "focus"
don’t tell me i’m not autistic. just because i don’t act like your three year old cousin, doesn’t mean that i can’t also be autistic. don’t tell me that i don’t look autistic. i look autistic because i am autistic. it’s not a compliment, it just reminds me of the work that i’m constantly doing […]Read more "don’t tell me"
i wish the world was understanding and accepting of autistic behaviours so that i could feel comfortable expressing myself in the ways that come naturally to me. a lot of my issues surrounding being autistic are not the actual impairments that come with my autism, but the responses to my “unusual” behaviour from the people […]Read more "mask"
it is my right to be incldued in social interactions and to have my voice heard.Read more "exclusion"
by turning the feelings inwards, while i do stop the outward display of a meltdown, it’s not good for my mental health.Read more "shutdown"