Neurodivergent and thinking outside the box

Neurodivergent is a term with many different definitions. It can refer to someone who has been diagnosed with autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, etc.  It often refers to people whose brain is in some way wired differently than neurotypical brains tend to be.                 People who are neurodivergent tend to need accommodations when…… Continue reading Neurodivergent and thinking outside the box

I always felt like I didn’t fit in – How autism feels when you don’t know you’re on the spectrum

I grew up in a small town. I have 3 brothers and 1 sister. I am the 4th child. Ever since I can remember I was alone. I was labeled as a weird kid. I remember that I was confused about the fact that I was not allowed to be in the same company as…… Continue reading I always felt like I didn’t fit in – How autism feels when you don’t know you’re on the spectrum

Autistic Savant syndrome – feedback to my Boss after 2 months back at work post my failed suicide attempt

Hey Boss I had my monthly session with my Psychiatrist today, here is some feedback just to keep you updated on my journey. I hope you don’t mind being the recipient, but it helps me understand my journey better if I ‘soundboard’ my experience 🙂 I also didn’t include the other GDs in this email…… Continue reading Autistic Savant syndrome – feedback to my Boss after 2 months back at work post my failed suicide attempt