You’ll always find me in the kitchen at parties

Party etiquette Photo by Eugen Buzuk on Pexels.com Parties are difficult. You will always find me on the edge of things. First there's the introvert/extrovert question. The extroverts wanting to he the heart of the party, the introverts having a quiet chat in the corner. Which is fine until the extrovert abuse happens. When an …

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Autism, the frog book, antivaxxers and other bad science

The Frog Book This blog started last year when a member of an adult autistic social club voiced her concerns about what she called "the frog book" which was used in her autism diagnosis. When I say voices her concerns, it was more of a rant. I'd already seen this be mentioned on Twitter, someone …

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How to survive lockdown with your marriage intact?

Lockdown and stress on relationships Let me start with a warning. I am neither a psychologist, psychiatrist not anything else beginning psy. All I can say is how rhings have affected me and the relationship in our marriage. People are different, some parner up with people with a similar personality and similar interests. They tend …

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Autism and eye contact

Look into my eyes... Today on Twitter Pete Wharmby @commaficionado posted, Probably the best way for non-autistic people to achieve understanding for #autistic children is to listen to #autistic adults, our experiences and advice, and not discount us. That's it. Between us we have a wealth of knowledge, experience and empathy for young #autistic people. …

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