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

Book Review of Autism, Anxiety and Me: A Diary in Even Numbers by Emma Louise Bridge (Warning: Contains potential spoilers)

Autism, Anxiety and Me: A Diary in Even Numbers is a diary-style book that was written by Emma Louise Bridge, a young woman on the autistic spectrum. As the title suggests each diary entry is listed as an even number in accordance with her preference and in each entry Emma documents how she finds living … Continue reading Book Review of Autism, Anxiety and Me: A Diary in Even Numbers by Emma Louise Bridge (Warning: Contains potential spoilers)

My Thoughts On The National Autistic Society’s ‘Diverted’ Film and How I Find Using Public Transport

. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDXNmRo4CX0 Warning: Parts of this post may trigger anxiety or distress. Reader discretion is advised On 26th March 2018, The National Autistic Society launched their latest short film entitled 'Diverted.' It was released as part of their 'Too Much Information' campaign that was launched in 2016. 'Diverted' depicts a woman who is gazing in … Continue reading My Thoughts On The National Autistic Society’s ‘Diverted’ Film and How I Find Using Public Transport

Christmas – Maybe Not the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Especially for Those on the Spectrum

Warning: Parts of this post may trigger anxiety and distress. Although most people perceive Christmas as, “the most wonderful time of the year,” it's a completely different story to those on the autistic spectrum. While I enjoy certain aspects of the festive season such as giving and receiving gifts, my mum's home cooked Christmas dinner … Continue reading Christmas – Maybe Not the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Especially for Those on the Spectrum