Vocal stimming

I have spotted that there are times when I stim vocally, by humming or wanting to sing, and have been trying to work out a pattern to it. When it happens a little bit, I call it purring; it’s like a contented noise of happiness, and is often associated with human touch. I noticed I […]

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. […]

The order of things

I worked out a long time ago that tasks which break down into ever decreasing amounts of time work best for my brain. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to realise that might be one of the reasons why I dislike using an electric steamer instead of a microwave, or a hob steamer. […]