It’s time once again for me to remind my American readers that fireworks can be a real problem for autistic people of all ages. Where I live, Independence Day fireworks start July 1 and go on through at least July 5, but across the country, […]
Happy Pride Month and Happy Autistic Pride Day! Well…it’s kind of a weird time for all of that isn’t it? It’s definitely a weird time to be autistic and LGBTQIA+. There is a disproportionate overlap between the autistic and LGBTQIA+ populations, that’s a fact. But […]
It’s Stimmy Tuesday again and this week it’s all about pottery! I LOVE pottery wheel footage, there’s something just magical about how the clay reshapes from the slightest touch. This is a seven minute compilation showcasing lots of angles and techniques. Hope you like it!
Following on from last week’s post, today I want to talk about boundaries. Boundaries are magical things. They keep us safe, they determine what treatment we will and won’t tolerate, and they give us a clear way to know when someone does not have our […]
Some very dear friends of mine have a daughter in elementary school who has recently been diagnosed with autism. It took them several years of dealing with emotional dysregulation, anxiety, outbursts, and fighting to get to this point and now they’re adjusting and trying to […]