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ARCHIVED Schooling for Autism Part III: University and Beyond!


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology. The five most important things I learnt at university, in no particular order, were: that ‘then’ and ‘than’ are actually two separate words and should be used […]

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ARCHIVED “Stimming, and I hope you like stimming too”: Declare your Stims!


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology.  Stimming, or self-stimulatory behaviour as it is more formally known, is as common in the world of autism as wedding dresses installed with fairy lights are on […]

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ARCHIVED The ‘Creatively Impaired’ Autism Fallacy – How a picture can paint a thousand words for us too!


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology.  My childhood artwork was never displayed proudly around the house (queue my mum feeling guilty when she reads this). I never thought anything of it until I […]

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ARCHIVED The Spectrum: A little high, a little low


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology.  As a psychology student studying Autism, the idea of an Autism Spectrum appealed to me. I liked how it could reduce a plethora of ‘impaired’ individuals onto […]

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ARCHIVED Autism Diagnosis II – The Psychology of it all


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology.  I had been looking forward to my Autism Assessment. Mainly because I was being offered three hours to fill in questionnaires, one of my favourite activities; ticking […]

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