One of the screener questions used in the pre autism diagnosis questionnaire is whether you're a big picture or a small details person. I have no idea how to answer that question. As I'm sure I've written before (although I can't put my cursor on where or when to link) when I was a systems … [Read more...] about Big details, small picture.
When I started blogtember, it was to kick start my writing again. And it's worked - I've blogged every day in September. It also hasn't worked, because sitting at the kitchen table at 11 o clock at night, drooping with tiredness and yet not willing to go to bed because I haven't blogged isn't doing … [Read more...] about What's it all for?
I've been writing on this blog for 14 years. If you've been reading as long, you've travelled a moderately bumpy road with me - childbirth and rearing, pregnancy, lost pregnancies, in and out of work and career changes, my sister's death, a move to a whole different county. More recently there's … [Read more...] about How do you deal with change when it's you that's changing?
A few weeks ago on twitter, I put out the following tweet https://twitter.com/liveotherwise/status/851124884432465920 [Text reads: Looking for resources on autistic inertia, burnout, regression particularly with reference to late diagnosis. Grateful for RTs.] It's my top tweet of the month, with … [Read more...] about Autistic burnout/ regression/ inertia – it's not just me.
Buy at Amazon (affiliate) A heart-warming novel about overcoming adversity, making human connections, and football. Vincent once had a shot at becoming a professional soccer player but a career-ending knee injury put an end to his dreams. A tough kid from a poor family, he has become an emotionally … [Read more...] about The Penalty area by Alain Gillot (translated by Howard Curtis)