If there’s danger, those signals are supposed to tell you to run away or protect yourself. But unfortunately, for some people, for different reasons, that fight or flight response might be being triggered in situations that aren’t useful. . .
People ask about the hard parts.
Is autism a disability? It can be.
Is it all sunshine and rainbows? No.
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#AskingAutistics – do you have any tips for avoiding meltdowns / shutdowns?
To the untrained eye, a meltdown can look like a tantrum, but the reality of what is happening to someone having a meltdown is very different. Meltdowns and shutdowns can be a result of sensory overload, physical and mental exhaustion, triggered by acute stress, or depleted energy reserves.
Employers claim they want to be more inclusive but often fall short when policies and company culture are set up in a way that is can be off-putting for neurodivergent employees.
Are your company policies unintentionally discriminating against autistic and neurodivergent employees?
At a recent doctor’s visit I was forced to face my irrational fear of needles. Maybe saying phobia would be more correct because I almost threw up and passed out in terror. Good thing they only draw blood once a year.
Social anxiety can be debilitating but it doesn’t have to be. This week I share my personal experience.
This week’s video is requested content! I’ve had a LOT of requests to do a video with work advice. This is the first Work Tips video. More to come.