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Archive of: speech

 Pacing & Fear of Missing Out.


Documenting my experiences with pacing my energy use and managing FOMO. Also included examples of how to make communication more inclusive and the amazingly positive effect that can have on day to day life.

The shouty lady next door.


This week I had an entire verbal sentence of communication when in my flat. I’m considering it an achievement. Sort of.

Grimsby & going home.


A big mix of achievements, delivering a presentation, meeting a TV hero and even having a conversation using words. Sort of. All in an intense two weeks, with lots to build on and learn from.

Panel Decision at last. Mixed outcome.


Lots has been happening recently. In this post I am going to cover my return to work and new focus there. I will also detail my progress for my speech and some achievement in independent skills. The last topic is i will discuss the results of the panel decision and what we are doing next.

My Speech.


This post explores how my speech works, how I go about recovering it when it’s been lost. A bit about Echolia and some thoughts on how it is to live in the verbal world without the use of spoken words



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.


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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