Halloween Masks

Halloween is a time of masks, and these masks are meant to scare people. They are meant to force us to acknowledge the mystery and terror of the unknown, and people wearing them are celebrated and have sweets and chocolates as rewards. My mask is the exact opposite. I wear my mask to reassure people,Continue reading “Halloween Masks”

Autism Research aways seems so far behind community experience.

Once you’ve been aware of being autistic for a while, there are patterns you begin to notice. I remember realising, for example, that autistic people are pretty much always infantilised by professionals – especially doctors and social workers. I also recall the first time I noticed that autistic people were very poorly represented in theContinue reading “Autism Research aways seems so far behind community experience.”