I had not written this as an intended blog post, instead I had wrote it to add to my ever expanding autobiography. I guess you can call this a sneak peek. I want to share it though, because this is about the week that I followed my dreams then lost them. I haven’t written part… Continue reading My new beginning in ruins – Part one
Is autism a disability? This question has been floating around the internet a lot recently, especially as it is autism awareness month (April). Opinions seem to be divided. Some people on the spectrum think it isn’t, whereas someone else on the spectrum might think it is. Others are baffled as to how their child’s autism… Continue reading Autism; disability or gift?
My internet ran out and I am waiting for a new one to be set up. I will be back and writing as soon as possible.
There is one thing in life that is inevitable and also the cause of most of my anxieties and frustration. Change. Not the stuff you keep in your pockets though, I am referring to change as in a situation changing. There are changes to everyone’s lives that can ruin an entire day. Like if you… Continue reading When good change goes bad
Theory of mind. It is a widely debated subject, by professionals, parents and autistic people themselves. Personally, I feel that the words make sense and that I do indeed suffer from an impairment of ToM. As I have grown older however, my Theory of Mind skills have improved significantly. I still remember the day, two… Continue reading Don’t you think that if I were wrong, I’d know it?
One of the parts of my autism is that I get intense obsessions. I have been like this ever since I was a child. I have always noticed the intensity of my obsession is a lot stronger than most of my peers and that I am more likely to continue liking the same thing for… Continue reading The curse of the obsession
Hello to everyone. My name is Lucy. I have a diagnosis of autism, Tourettes, ADHD, Hypermobility syndrome and OCD. I know that’s a lot of labels! I live in Bedfordshire. I am going to write about various aspects of living with my four conditions including the challenges and the good parts. I hope you find… Continue reading Introducing myself