Autism and Sport

Body Awareness My first recollection of my own body is a memory of when I was 4 years old riding a plastic motorcycle. I can clearly recall the thrill of moving at an incredible speed down a hill with the wind blowing through my hair. I can also recall the blood forming on my knee…… Continue reading Autism and Sport

Autism and High School

What Teachers Got Wrong I grew up in a small town where we only had a Primary School. Inadvertently I was booked into a hostel when I had to attend High School in a neighboring town. I remember how difficult it was for me to understand why Teachers did not like my approach to answering…… Continue reading Autism and High School

Autism and Money Management

I have made a lot of money in my younger years but spent it all on stupid things because I had no idea what money actually is. Only now do I manage my finances better after using a basic spreadsheet and keeping track of my income and expenditure. The following article is very interesting: Financial…… Continue reading Autism and Money Management

I would rather write than speak…

Some autistics have difficulty with writing, but others are very talented writers. This article gives more insight. Blog Posts Written By Me Welcome to my new mental health venture: Content Creator. I find it helps me a lot to write for other people about their topics. I find it very beneficial for my unique Neurodivergent…… Continue reading I would rather write than speak…

New series aimed at supporting children with autism ahead of new school term

This is pretty cool: AsIAm Ireland’s national autism charity AsIAm has, in partnership with Aviva Ireland, has launched a new content series that is aimed at supporting children with autism ahead of the new school year.  The objective of this new programme is to enable children to develop and maintain key skills over the remainder…… Continue reading New series aimed at supporting children with autism ahead of new school term

What Does Autism Spectrum Disorder Look Like in Adults?

Awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adults has grown dramatically in recent years, which reflects both an increase in diagnoses and in the public’s understanding that, even late in life, a diagnosis can offer major benefits and relief. Learn more about the symptoms of autism in adults here. Verified  By Janice Rodden Medically reviewed by ADDitude’s ADHD…… Continue reading What Does Autism Spectrum Disorder Look Like in Adults?

Autistic Burnout and Self-Care: What Is Autistic Burnout?

After years living with autism without being diagnosed, I ended up trying to commit suicide without having control over my own actions. Now that I have been diagnosed I am trying to find information on autistic burnout. What Is Autism? What is autism? Autistic people often have difficulties expressing and relating to other people. Often…… Continue reading Autistic Burnout and Self-Care: What Is Autistic Burnout?

Autism in adulthood: What it does to your romantic relationships

Many high-functioning autistic adults are in romantic relationships, and as a result they experience the same relationship challenges that neurotypical people do. One major difference is that high-functioning autistics may not be able to express their emotions well or know what other people’s emotions are, which can lead to misunderstandings. This article will discuss how…… Continue reading Autism in adulthood: What it does to your romantic relationships

Autism and ADHD medication, does it help?

Check out this article: ADHD & Symptom TestsADHD Comorbidities & Related Conditions AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER When to Consider Medical Supports for Autism Non-medical interventions are the best choice for treating autism. But sometimes, medication can be used to help support a child or adult with ASD. BY MARK BERTIN, M.D.MEDICALLY REVIEWED BY ROBERTO OLIVARDIA, PH.D. ON SEPTEMBER 26,…… Continue reading Autism and ADHD medication, does it help?