I think a lot of the assumptions made in regards to autistic people comes with a phrase often used by neurotypical people, which is “suffering from autism”. For me and many others, this simply isn’t the case. I don’t suffer from my autism in the slightest.
One of the first questions I asked myself after I received my autism diagnosis was, “Wait, so I have this thing, but what actually is it?”
It’s hard to understand why we even need awareness anyway, when a 2015 survey by the National Autistic Society revealed that 99.5% of people in the UK had already heard of autism.
This blog post idea came to me after Casualty and Holby City, two of my favourite hospital-based dramas, decided to cast autistic characters in episodes of their shows. I also spoke with a few college friends about my opinion after both these episodes had aired and realized how much my opinion differed from others, so […]
Believe it or not, the decision to sit down and write a blog wasn’t something that happened overnight. It wasn’t something I took a few nights to prepare, either. In reality, it was something which took several years of deliberation before it got to the physical form you’re reading now.
Although it isn’t something I’ve spoken about on this blog, I’m extremely passionate and overly experimental when it comes to changing my hair. I first dyed it when I was twelve, and haven’t stopped since. In that time, I’ve done everything, from natural hair colours to the most-out there you could possibly go. With naturally […]
Who says that you should have to compromise on the products you use on your hair because you’re on a budget? Not me. As a teenager with no active income, I’ve tried and tested many inexpensive items, in the last year especially, and below are my favourite four products that I think others might benefit […]