What does a dyslexic person think about ‘The Battle over dyslexia’ article?

If you’re involved with education or neurodiversity advocacy, chances are you came across a recent article in the guardian ‘The battle over dyslexia’ by Sirin Kale. The main part of The article explores Julian Elliott (an educational psychologist) views on dyslexia. Naturally, as a dyslexic person, I was intrigued by the headline alone and wantedContinue reading “What does a dyslexic person think about ‘The Battle over dyslexia’ article?”

My Autiversary: Celebrating the first Anniversary of my autism diagnosis

So two weeks ago was the anniversary of my autism diagnosis. As being diagnosed autistic late was such a positive thing for me, I decided to celebrate as if it was my birthday. I was aware of the other autistic people acknowledging their autiversary on the anniversary of their diagnosis. I love this idea, soContinue reading “My Autiversary: Celebrating the first Anniversary of my autism diagnosis”

What Is An Adult Autism Assessment Like?

Now unless you have been through it, being assessed for autism may seem like a mysterious process. To be honest, it is, and I had very little idea of what my day would entail until it arrived. I completed the whole assessment process in one day, with the diagnosis confirmed by the end of theContinue reading “What Is An Adult Autism Assessment Like?”

Why Getting My Autism Diagnosis As An Adult Matters

I’ve often heard people say ‘Why do you need an Autism Diagnosis? You’re an adult!’. However, receiving my diagnosis in my twenties was genuinely life-changing. Here is why I consider it crucial that I received my autism diagnosis later, rather than never. I’m not going to outgrow my autism Autism is lifelong and isn’t exclusivelyContinue reading “Why Getting My Autism Diagnosis As An Adult Matters”

19 Reasons Why I Am Convinced Elsa Is Autistic

Now I know you might be thinking really? With this headline. However, after watching Frozen 2. I am convinced Elsa is autistic. As a woman on the spectrum, she displays a more subtle profile (on a surface level) of autism, as many autistic women do. So here are my reasons why I am convinced ElsaContinue reading “19 Reasons Why I Am Convinced Elsa Is Autistic”