*all images were taken from Goodreads or Amazon* Hey! Although my 'favourites' concerning anything changes on a day to day basis, I thought I would write a blog post of my five favourite middle grade books that have lasted the test of time and I have read more than twice and still heavily enjoyed! Middle… Continue reading Top Five Favourite Middle Grade Books
Hello! I'm currently writing another post (What I Read in April) because guess who can finally read again? (Hint: me) and this means I might even write a few probably terribly written reviews soon too but, for now, I want to write and can't think of anything, I'm stumped - so something nice and simple,… Continue reading Fifty Facts About Me!
This post was inspired by School Was the Hardest Thing About Being Autistic by Anonymously Autistic There has recently been a lot of autistic people on primarily Twitter speaking about their experiences with school and the results have been heartbreaking to say the least. The bullying was even adopted by teachers and the older I get the… Continue reading Autism in School – My Experience
I have noticed, quite a lot, that neurotypical people don't often know the difference between a meltdown and a tantrum and why this can be damaging to autistic people. It seems simple, huh? You'd be right. I guess this is just another case of neurotypical people refusing to listen to autistic people. Tantrums are usually… Continue reading Meltdowns VS Tantrums
Growing up, I had a very limited amount of friends. I was diagnosed as autistic in 2007 at 10/11 years old. I was then transferred to another mainstream school about 20-30 miles away from where I lived and where my current school was as this mainstream school had an autism centre attached to it (which… Continue reading I Have No Sense of Self
Inspired by Shit Ignorant People Say to Autistic People and BBC's Things Not to Say to an Autistic Person. Some of this is also just things in the world that I think are offensive towards autistic people. I want to write this for Autism Awareness Week, all about spreading some actual awareness because we all know autism… Continue reading What Not to Say to An Autistic Person: Part One
For those of you who are not aware of what the #ActuallyAutistic hashtag is about, I'm just going to briefly sum it up before I get on to the rest of what I want to talk about. This hashtag can confirm that whoever wrote the post/status/tweet etc was actually autistic. It gets easier to separate… Continue reading The Importance of #ActuallyAutistic Voices