Why we need to stop working on eye contact goals

Why we need to stop working on eye contact goals

Just this week, my other half who is a teacher came back from work and told me that professionals had come into the school for a training session and told teachers they should be encouraging eye contact to show good listening. Because I talk to my partner a lot about...
I found out I’m Autistic at twenty-six, now what?

I found out I’m Autistic at twenty-six, now what?

‘What the hell?’ was probably my first thought. Closely followed by an overwhelming and paralysing wave of relief, just that there’s confirmation of what I thought was right – everyone else is finding this life thing so much easier than me. Then the grief...
My experience of autism diagnosis

My experience of autism diagnosis

How have I got this far before actually considering being autistic? So this whole diagnosis thing happened really quick for me, the whole process started back in November when I went on a weekend away with friends. I’ve always struggled with going away with...