My Journey to a Diagnosis of Autism

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My Journey to a Diagnosis of Autism A question I’ve heard lately is “Where are all the autistic adults?” That’s right, adults with autism. Many forget that children with autism become adults with autism. Autism is not a condition someone will grow out of. It is a part of who we are and affects how we interpret everything in the world around us, from colour and music, to conversations and…
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My Favourite TV Show: The Big Bang Theory

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I know, I know it’s a bit clichéd to like The Big Bang Theory… but I do! Comedy is very much a marmite subject for me. Some comedies I love and will watch over and over again, but others leave me completely lost. It tends to be the more physical, slapstick comedy but sometimes toe-curling, eyes-shut cringeworthy scenes can make me feel too uncomfortable to watch as well. Even my…
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7 Reasons Why Shopping is Difficult For Aspies

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7 Reasons Why Shopping is Difficult for Aspies I hate shopping. There I said it.  I hate it. Even today where I’m guaranteed to find something in my shape and size, the thought of going to a shopping centre and browsing the shops fills me with dread and here’s why. The reason for this is II have Aspergers Sydrome. This makes even the simplest activities difficult for many reasons. People…
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Aspie…me So… a little bit about me… I am a woman in my thirties. I live in a lovely little house by the sea with my boyfriend and our gorgeous labradoodle. I am a trained teacher in English and Drama and currently have my dream job as a Special Needs Co-ordinator in a local comprehensive school. I also have Aspergers Syndrome, a high-functioning form of Autism. Many people are surprised by…
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