- A garden metaphor (08 Dec 2021)
Thoughts on my passion for the work I do. The reason why I work hard for all the plants in this garden that is our society.
- Webinar - The journey to my diagnosis (18 Aug 2020)
I'm giving a webinar on August 26th. This will be about my journey to the diagnosis.
- Dealing with ableism (09 Jul 2020)
Ableism is a daily thing. Both actively and passively, it contributes to many problems within society. We don't always think about it, but it is a reason to challenge it in yourself and in others. In this piece I discuss my view on this form of discrimination and stigma.
- Talk about autism (10 Jun 2020)
About the importance of talking about autism. By talking about autism and explaining it from the point of view of an autistic person, I hope to normalize autism in society. The ultimate goal is that autism is just as accepted as some other "disorders".
- Self diagnosis in the Netherlands (29 Apr 2020)
Can you diagnose your own autism? Why would you want that? In this post, I'm trying to answer this as I see it.
- Lifeline (24 Mar 2020)
Lifeline is a weird word. But a subject that distracts me from all the chaos in these times of crisis. How my head works sometimes, I discuss in this post.
- The role of spokesperson (04 Mar 2020)
It is important in the struggle for acceptance of autism that information is given about autism. I am already doing this by this blog and by talking to people about autism. I'll take that to the next level next Friday!
- It all starts with understanding (29 Jan 2020)
In order to understand each other, respect each other and live with each other, basic understanding is needed. Understanding for neurodiversity, understanding for yourself, understanding for someone else and understanding of reality. That this is lacking in some people and institutions, is a subject for today.