My Autistic Self

My blog about myself as an autist and my experiences with autism. Information and explanation for people without autism, a view of the world from someone with autism.

The AutCast podcast has started!
02 Apr 2020
Today, on world autism day 2020, it is time! My first episode of the AutCast has come online. As part of the autism week I had the idea to launch...
Online week of #Gaut
31 Mar 2020
It’s so far! Autism Week 2020 has been going on for a few days now. Unfortunately it is a bit a different week than normal for autism week. Where normally...
Lifeline
24 Mar 2020
Weird word actually, lifeline. Yesterday I was in bed and very restless. Restless because of everything that’s going on in the country. The worries about people in my family who...
The color of autism is gold
11 Mar 2020
We’re in March. Next month is autism month and in the Netherlands autism week. Different things are organized for this. Many organizations try to bring autism to the attention of...
The role of spokesperson
04 Mar 2020
Most people today have heard the word autism. Many people only know autism from TV or from the news. Or maybe used as a horror image by people who promote...
Time is a strange thing
25 Feb 2020
. Time is a concept we don’t think much about. Time is a way of measuring how long something has been or how long it will last. As we now...
The problem with #LightItUpBlue
21 Feb 2020
Maybe you’ve heard of it before, the campaign of organisations dealing with autism to illuminate their buildings in blue to draw attention to autism. Different buildings are then put in...
Autism is a construction, not a disease New scientific research
11 Feb 2020
Recently, a so-called “primer” has been released in which the state of scientific research into autism is discussed. The original article can be read by anyone via this link but...
17 ways to say “I love you” in neurodivergent
05 Feb 2020
I copied this list from @SNeurotypicals who shared it via The Aspergian. I have translated it into Dutch :smile: 17 Ways to Say “I Love You” in Neurodivergent: I saw...
How a traffic light and pans can help
04 Feb 2020
In the past I have followed the necessary therapies to cope with my depression. One of those therapies was to make a so-called signalling plan. This is a plan in...
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