Ten years ago I joined Twitter with the username @KarlettaA.
Knowing myself as strong, valued, and generally liked is (now) often present.
Conversations are easier. Being present is easier. Connecting with and being able to understand others is easier.
What do you know about Classic Autism, Aspergers, and Autistic Savants? Turns out I was incredibly mistaken and ill-informed.
I am intelligent, love learning, have an advanced vocabulary, am detail-oriented, creative, caring and compassionate, and enjoy quite a few passions.
I am nothing like what I thought Autism/ Aspies were. Yet I am Autistic.
Yes, our wages are being kept deliberately low. It is impacting our physical and mental health for millions of Australians.
Are you interested in writing nuanced and non-stereotypical Autistic characters in your work? Autistic people have historically been misinterpreted in … More
Welcome to the club. Women have felt that way for centuries.
Hi, I don’t know about you, but I can’t really enjoy Christmas this year while countries are being destroyed. Still, … More
if someone is asking for an Autism Assessment, they are:
* At the end of their rope,
* Possibly in the pits of depression or Autistic Burnout, * Unable to cope with the responsibilities and tasks in their lives.
If you refuse to read my written notes, please know that I will not be able to tell you what I need and want you to know.
If you are reading this letter it is because I know I am currently unwell.
I am articulate AND I have social and communication problems.
I am requesting a formal assessment for ADHD / ADD and Autism Spectrum Condition.
I have not been coping with pressures at home, with relationships and with my mental health.