I am working on a writing piece about expectations for how people with or given a disability diagnosis are supported. … More
Tag: Mental Health
Dear Dr: Presenting at an emergency ward
If you are reading this letter it is because I know I am currently unwell.
Dear Dr: Asking for a comprehensive Autism assessment
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.
Realistic goals: A talk on realistic goals, willingly failing and practicing
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.
I Always Pick Myself Up Again
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.
My Autistic Burnout and Ongoing Recovery
It’s nice not to be burnt out!
Steps on my Recovery Journey
With practicing comes being willing to fail. For me the two go together like smoked salmon and avocado.