My name is Mellissa, and I’m Autistic. I’ve never really been very vocal about this part of me. It doesn’t really get brought up with family or people closest to me. I fail to mention it to potential employers (probably should) because I just almost forget. As you can see from the title of this … More “You’re Autistic!? I thought you were just weird!”
As much as some of you don’t want to believe it. I’m here to remind you that Christmas is just around the corner! I think it’s just about the right time of year to start buying some much loved stocking fillers for those very loved stimmers in your life, or for yourself! I’m going to … More Fidget Stocking Fillers 2019
I had a moment of quiet and fresh air and then BOOM! Straight back into the hustle and bustle… … More Sensory Overload!
I’ve been unemployed for about 4 months now and it’s driving me crazy!! I’m the type of person who needs to be actively and productively doing something and when I’m not I go a little bit loopy. I’ve been living back at my mums for about 2 months now, when I found myself unemployed I … More Autism and The Work Place (Job Seeking)
I’m pretty sure I was the bane of every school teachers working life. Lots of children have annoying habits; from rocking on 2 chair legs. Chatting at the back of class when the teacher is, teaching? Flicking things across the classroom with elastic bands and drawing on the front of exercise books. I however, I … More Stop Fiddling!!
When I take a trip down memory lane and look back to when I was a small person. Back to when I was taking those important steps into every next stage of my life. I can pin point one trait in particular that I had. That was the inability to properly process conversation. I always … More When The World Shouts (Hyperacusis)