Part 97: Autism Self-Diagnosis – Let’s Go Round Again!

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. I hope you're all well. I've had a largely uneventful week until Wednesday, when - once again - I found myself having to defend autistic people who self-diagnose, and indeed having to defend self-diagnosis itself. Regular readers will, I'm sure, be able to guess this took place … Continue reading Part 97: Autism Self-Diagnosis – Let’s Go Round Again!

Part 91: Untethered Autism

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. Guess what? I've got some opinions about what autism is. And so do millions of other autistic people; that's right, they've got opinions about autism, too. Some of those autistic people will have almost identical opinions as me. Some will be a bit different, but with a … Continue reading Part 91: Untethered Autism

Part 78: Putting Out the Fire

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. I hope you're all well. I've had another mixed week, marred by the disappointment of not getting the flat I wanted, and by having to attend more medical appointments than I would have liked (one is too many), only to find I need further tests. There's not … Continue reading Part 78: Putting Out the Fire