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.
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Webinar Vera Helleman - A review (22 Jun 2020) Last week I attended the webinar "The power of autism" by Vera Helleman. The webinar was broadcasted through her own website and was about what she called "The three pillars of autism". I'm going to take this lecture today.
Beautiful sides of my autism (19 May 2020) I was asked what I like about my autism. I thought this was a very nice question and write a piece about it today. The beauties of my autism
Anxiety, stress, tension and autism (13 May 2020) I had an interview with Autism in Context about fear, stress, tension and autism. This interview was posted on their YouTube channel "Fear and Autism". On this channel you can find several interviews with autistic people who talk about their experiences with stress and tension.
How do you think positively? | Stay happy (15 Apr 2020) How do you keep thinking positive? What kind of tricks do I use to stay positive and what can you do if it all goes wrong? In this blog I try to answer these questions.
Time is a strange thing (25 Feb 2020) Time. A concept we don't dwell on. Once created and unstoppable ever since. But the experience of the passage of time is more personal than you might think.
Autism is a construction, not a disease New scientific research (11 Feb 2020) New "primer" has recently been released. A kind of "The State of The Nation" about the state of scientific research on autism. Dr. Ruby Sapphire summed up the main points of this research, in which some interesting points emerged. Including that autism is a construction and not a disease!
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.
What is Neurodiversity? (28 Nov 2019) What is neurodiversity anyway? And why is it important? I try to answer that question. About acceptance of neurodiversity and the use against ableism.
Lack of structure (12 Nov 2019) About missing internal structure. Because of this lack, the need for external structure is much more present. External structure can also be created by people around me.
Cobwebs in my head (24 Oct 2019) About how my thoughts come about and how I make connections between different things. How it actually affects everything in my existence.
My depression and my recovery (14 Oct 2019) About how I dealt with my depression as an autist. How I recovered and what it meant for me to be so deep.
Visual thinker (23 Jul 2019) Being a visual thinker is a common thing for autistics. How is it to think in such a way?
Positive autism (08 Jul 2019) Let's take a look at the positive side of autism! The thing that are a blessing and don't make life difficult. Or how you can look at difficulties and make them your strengths
I am I, said the fool (03 Jul 2019) Growing up with autism without knowing it. How it was for me and my road to discovering my diagnosis
Sleepless nights (27 Jun 2019) Having sleepless nights and how I deal with those while having autism.
Social camouflage (25 Jun 2019) Social camouflage and autism. How I duck under the radar of many people and how it influences my life.
Still waters run deep (19 Jun 2019) Still waters. About having autism and reconizing feelings and emotions, a personal story
Undersensitivity and Autism (18 Jun 2019) About hyposensitivity and autism. A blog post about a side of autism that not people know about.