The decorations are going up, people are flocking to the shops, Christmas music is blasting out from every orifice… It’s that time of year again folks! But while most people are worrying about which stuffing to get or wrapping up the presents for the little ones, many of us with Autism are struggling. How can… Continue reading The most wonderful time of the year?
I am struggling to write again at the moment, so this entry will be a quick update to the last one. A place has been found for me and funding has been approved so I will be moving there on the 8th October. It is in a town called Biggleswade. I am very sad to… Continue reading Quick September update
I have briefly written about my housing situation in a previous blog, but it is nowhere near detailed enough for anyone to understand the pain and suffering I am currently going through. As you may know from the previous blog, I was forced to leave my flat after antisocial behaviour from my neighbours escalated and… Continue reading Legally Homeless
Autism is something that people have been becoming increasingly aware of over the past 20 years, yet people with the condition are still suffering needlessly due to ridiculous red tape and restrictions. The government outlined plans to create a dedicated ‘autism service’ across the whole of the UK, but for most of us, this does… Continue reading We don’t “fit” anywhere. What’s the solution?
Today is world autism awareness day and I have spent all day staring at this screen wondering what to write. Should I write something positive? Negative? Weighed up neatly like a set of weighing scales? It is hard to know. I have noticed a trend in blogs and articles today though. The majority are either… Continue reading World autism awareness day: Mandatory post
I moved out Well, sort of. I still rent the flat, but I have moved back into my old supported living home until I find somewhere new and permanent (I hope) to live. Since moving out my mood has got better again, I have managed to reduce my Clonazepam and I am sleeping through every… Continue reading Where do I even start? An Update…
Since I wrote my last blog post, a whole lot has happened. The owner of the flats in Milton Keynes has decided to make it a supported living scheme rather than residential. The day I found out I literally cheered and burst into happy tears. Surely now I will be able to go… …wrong… Apparently… Continue reading Moving “backwards” to go forwards