Hello chums, It’s been a while, hasn’t it? It’s been rather quiet over here because, in case you don’t have me on any of your social media, I got a puppy this month! “Her name is Nerys, she’s a Border Terrier and she’s 12 weeks old.” I’ve gotten used to repeating this script over and… Continue reading Sorry I’ve been away; there’s been a lot of puppy poop
Hello pals! Today I’m over on Ali Caitrin’s blog talking about why autism representation in literature matters. Please go read and share! As you know this is a very important topic to me, and is the reason why I host The Essential Autie Book List here. If you want to catch my previous posts this… Continue reading Autism Representation in Literature | Autism Awareness Week 2017
We sit in a field on Hampstead Heath and as the sun sets, I explain why I think I am autistic. She and I flap like the birds around us as we discuss whales – a shared special interest. She worries she is just mimicking; I strongly disagree. We are cuddling on the couch. I’m… Continue reading The domino effect | Autism Awareness Week 2017
Today on my channel I talk about my journey to getting my autism diagnosis at 28, and why accurate diagnoses are incredibly important, especially for autistic people.
For World Autism Awareness Week I wrote this post for our staff blog at work, but thought it might be helpful to share it more widely (thanks, Lizzie, for hosting it!) – Nell Brown There are around 700,000 people on the autism spectrum in the UK – that’s more than 1 in 100. Autism is… Continue reading What is Autism? A Guest Blog by Nell Brown | Autism Awareness Week 2017
First of all, thank you for opening this post. While followers of this blog might know I am autistic, you might not know I’ve had seizures for ten years as well. They developed long before we had an inkling that autism was a possibility, and I was diagnosed with non epileptic seizures. We now know… Continue reading How to Support People with Seizures | Purple Day 2017
Hello little beans! This is a book I’ve been crowing about for months on Twitter, and there’s a 1 minute review up already on here. And guess what? NOW YOU CAN WIN ONE. That’s right, you can win a proof copy that will arrive on your door before Grace is unleashed to the wider world. Deadline… Continue reading Win a proof of The State Of Grace by Rachael Lucas!!