I am working on a writing piece about expectations for how people with or given a disability diagnosis are supported. … More
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.
This is a talk I wrote in one of my good weeks while experiencing Autistic Burn Out. Using this method as a baseline has helped me on my recovery journey.
Seeing the images of my old house messy and tidy was a good visual reminder of what my current messy bedroom could look like. How I may feel once its cleaned.
It’s nice not to be burnt out!
With practicing comes being willing to fail. For me the two go together like smoked salmon and avocado.