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My Autism: The Beginning

“There is still something wrong with me that we haven’t figured out yet,” I admitted to my grandma in a state of frustration this past summer. 288 more words

Getting Back On Medication

Throughout my life I have been on various types of medication for different things. As a teenager, I was prescribed medication for my asthma because according to my doctor at the time “teens were better at popping pills, than remembering to bring a puffer with them”. 460 more words


Eek! Previews

Emotional flashbacks are tricky to recognize. You can become thoroughly caught up in the fight/flight/freeze responses of the past without even realizing you have shifted. And, even if you… 1,712 more words

Mental Health

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD]

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD is a common mental disorder affecting both adults and children. A person suffering from ADHD has trouble concentrating and shows hyperactivity and compulsive behaviours. 928 more words

Assessment Centres and Initial Thoughts

(Image is of a person in a suit holding a handbag leaping towards a hill with the word “JOB” on it at sunset.)

(CN discrimination, ableism, masking) 1,769 more words


What’s it like having a child with ADHD?

I received an e-mail from my son’s teacher yesterday.

It appears Rhyer has misplaced his agenda again.

“Misplaced” is a word frequently used in our daily conversations. 745 more words