“You’re Autistic!? I thought you were just weird!”

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!”

Stop Fiddling!!

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!!