The challenges of eating as an autistic person
Trying to eat just like an allistic/neurotypical/non-autistic person does can be quite a challenge. It’s not that I, as an autistic person, am being picky or difficult; I have sensory issues and they make eating a challenge!
My five year autism diagnosis anniversary!This post will be a short one, but I am sticking to my Friday schedule no matter what! This summer marks my five year anniversary of my autism diagnosis, and it is an anniversary worth celebrating! Why? Because it truly changed my life. For most of my life (well, all...
How my autistic brain works
One of my favorite sayings is if you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism. But, maybe my experience is similar to an autistic person you do know and this post will help you understand their life experience better!
You can’t know what you don’t know
As a friend often says, people can’t read your mind. That works both ways, as in people can’t read your mind and you can’t read theirs. When you have an invisible disability like autism, it’s also a challenge in that employers, friends, family, or just the world in general doesn’t know that you might need extra help. So, it’s important to advocate for yourself and ask for what you need to make your life a little easier.