Neurodivergent Language Processing

Neurodivergent Language Processing

This week, I was out walking my dog when I came across a man I usually bump into and say “hello” to. Instead of the usual minimal communication he started to say “how come…”. Now, my brain kicked into overdrive at this point and made me...
The Transition to Neurodiversity-Affirming Practice

The Transition to Neurodiversity-Affirming Practice

It’s been a while since my last blog post and I (finally!) seem to have the spoons to write again. Yesterday I was inspired to write about the journey into practicing as a neurodiversity-affirming Speech and Language Therapist due to so many amazing discussions with...
If Not Social Skills Training, Then What?

If Not Social Skills Training, Then What?

Social Skills Training is problematic for so many reasons, yet it is still something I see prescribed within the majority of Education Health Care Plans. It seems that the first thing everyone comments about for autistic clients in Speech and Language Therapy is...
Being an Autistic, ADHD Woman in Sport

Being an Autistic, ADHD Woman in Sport

As a little girl I was the keenest tennis player, I practiced every single day, some days I would get up to practice before school and spent most of the time at my local tennis club, but I never really made any close friends. It’s not that people disliked me, I...