How My Social Media Consumption and Usage Have Changed Since Lockdown (Updated 24th June 2020)

It's been 3 months since the U.K. went into lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The way I've been consuming and using social media has changed drastically since then. Here's how: This thread has a notice to show that one of its Tweets includes a word I muted. I have concealed the usernames of … Continue reading How My Social Media Consumption and Usage Have Changed Since Lockdown (Updated 24th June 2020)

6 Top Tips and Strategies to Cope During the COVID-19 Crisis

Warning: A part of this post may trigger anxiety or distress. The global Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic can be a difficult time for everyone whether they are on the autistic spectrum or not, but here are my top tips and coping strategies that help me get through the crisis: Stay at home unless it’s absolutely essential. Since … Continue reading 6 Top Tips and Strategies to Cope During the COVID-19 Crisis

My Thoughts on the ‘It’s Everyone’s Journey’ Campaign

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89VfpbehUSc I was browsing my Twitter early this morning and I stumbled upon a short animation where a seemingly able-bodied woman is shown leaving a disabled toilet and two emus huff and puff and turn their heads in disgust (this version I found on YouTube has audio description). The animation was made by a governmental … Continue reading My Thoughts on the ‘It’s Everyone’s Journey’ Campaign

October, November and December 2019 Favourites plus Life Update Part 1

October was an overwhelming month so much so that I didn’t get around to uploading a new video for my YouTube or publishing a new post for my blog. I spent much of the first six days in my flat due to still being in my reclusive phase that I began in September. By the … Continue reading October, November and December 2019 Favourites plus Life Update Part 1

What I Really Thought of Working for My Agency on a Part-Time Paid Scheme

Regular readers of my blog will know that I volunteer for a neurodivergent recruitment agency called Exceptional Individuals. While I started volunteering for them in January 2019, I worked for them on a part-time paid scheme for three days a week called ACE (Ace, Capable and Employed) from Groundwork London from June - November 2019. … Continue reading What I Really Thought of Working for My Agency on a Part-Time Paid Scheme

Hidden Disabilities and Invisible Illnesses – My Thoughts and Experiences

When I was a child and a teenager, I did not like being called, “disabled.” The reason for that is because I am able-bodied and I don't use any aids such as wheelchairs or Zimmer frames that people most commonly associate with physical disabilities. When I was at my first college (I went to three … Continue reading Hidden Disabilities and Invisible Illnesses – My Thoughts and Experiences

8 Lessons I’ve Learnt Since Working for a Neurodivergent Recruitment Agency

If you read my blog regularly, then you'll know that in January 2019, I started volunteering for a neurodivergent recruitment agency called Exceptional Individuals. This became a part time paid role for a probationary period for six months in June 2019 and it's my first part time paid job in three years (I worked as … Continue reading 8 Lessons I’ve Learnt Since Working for a Neurodivergent Recruitment Agency