About

I would like  to use this blog to help spread awareness of what it can be like to be autistic, from one autistic individual’s experience. I also hope that the reflections will help me to better understand my own life by writing things down and expressing myself.

Autism varies immensely between individuals, so while some of the experiences that I write about will be shared by other autistics, there will also be many examples that are unique to myself. Once you have met one person with autism, you have literally only met one person with autism.

I am 30 years old and was diagnosed with Asperger’s , a form of autism, when I was 21. Growing up without a diagnosis was very difficult, particularly during my teenage years, but I have since made a lot of progress thanks to receiving a lot of support from local autism organisations and services.

 

 

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