Tag Archives: aspergers

Non-verbal Communication

As an Aspie, I tend to miss a lot of non-verbal communication. I know it’s there, and sometimes I can get a handle on it, but  generally all I get is what’s said. I know what non-verbal communication involves – … Continue reading

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I’m back

Right, sorry for the long absence. Some very serious shit went down at last year’s Edinburgh Festival, which nearly resulted in me completely losing my mind. Anyway – due to my so-called family’s complete inability to empathise with me and … Continue reading

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Disabled Privilege

Being privileged is not something you associate with being disabled. Nevertheless, it exists, if only in a vague roundabout way. And it starts with a piece of legislation designed to eliminate privilege – the Disability Discrimination Act. This piece of … Continue reading

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State of Mind

I am disabled: I have a neurological condition that severely inhibits my ability to recognise non-verbal communication, increases my anxiety in new social situations or with large groups of unknown people. I am not registered as disabled: I claim ESA … Continue reading

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The Marvellous Super Zeroes

How many superheroes with lame powers does it take to change a lightbulb? One, but if you’re smart you’ll do it yourself. The Marvellous Super Zeroes, the latest piece from the Drama & Theatre Crafts workshop at Specialist Autism Services, … Continue reading

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King Cobra: Crowdfunding update

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Women

As I was signing up to another dating site recently, I realised that I don’t actually have many photos of myself, and almost none of me being “normal”. Practically the only photos I have of myself are group shots (not … Continue reading

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