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Archive of: autism

A big update! (Health, Getting Out & Support Changes)


A series of updates on my health, my progress and how my support structure is evolving.

Using defaults to manage anxiety


In this post I talk about how I approach managing my timetable and some of the changes we have adopted as time has passed.

Autism and my senses.


An overview of how my sense work and some of the ways I approach managing them. (For the cleaned up more focus version. Look in (Tips & Techniques)[/tips]

Autism and my identity


I’m going to try and write a post a day about autism for world autism awareness week. This post is the first. Today I’m going to write about the concept of my autistic identity.



From time to time I stop speaking, find speaking hard or generally ‘go very quiet’. This can be for a short periods or for a long while (days to months). This post talks about a recent example to provide some insight into how these period start, end and feel.

On Autism (Lion)


Autism* is a whole bunch of things to a whole bunch of people. It’s Autism Awareness month so I figured I better write something. So I sat down, wrote a title, and started to think. What do I, Jamie, think about “Autism”.


Spaced Out & Smiling is about exploring the fun side of Autism, and trying to understand what it means to be Autistically Happy.

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