selective mutism

Often when I develop selective mutism it is as a result of having a meltdown or an argument, and it comes the next day and stays for a few days, gradually fading and getting easier to handle. I am fearful of triggering another one, perhaps? Or I am mirroring something within the person I have […]

but you don’t look autistic

If I am struggling with something in a strange environment, more often than not these days when I start to explain my needs then as soon as I mention I think I might be autistic, people often do their best to help me, when before they might have thought I was being a bit weird. […]