How Are You?

In Australia this is such a common greeting. Hey, how’s it going? How’s things? Most of the time the socially acceptable reply is… “good”. Most of the time conforming to this little ritual is not a problem for me. It feels natural, simple and effortless. It’s the times when I cannot honestly answer ‘good’ that things get tricky. Continue reading

Communication, Perfectionism & Monotasking

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I have this constant feeling that I have to prove myself. I’m so aware of my own weaknesses. I’m so aware of the ‘special considerations’ that I often ask of people. I’m so aware of how much trust it takes Continue reading

Asperger Tips: How To Find A Partner (in a classroom situation)

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As an adult there are still plenty of scenarios where I am required to ‘find a partner’ in a classroom situation (e.g. dance class). So as a follow up on my last video I thought it would be a good idea to contrast how I was in primary school with how I am today. This also gives me the opportunity to give you some insight into what my coping strategies look like. In many cases they can be categorised as well informed, well calculated pre-emptive strikes. Continue reading

What Aspergers Means To Me

Reblogging my very first thoughts on Aspergers…

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This post is intended as a VERY brief explanation for those who have just heard the news that I have Aspergers. Basically, about a month ago I read a book called “Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s”. Identifying with many of the experiences of the main character I was moved to research the condition online and it was such a perfect match that I diagnosed myself on the spot, attended an Aspergers Victoria support group meeting the next day, and haven’t looked back since!

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