National adoption drive. The reality… instead of the hype they’re currently trying to sell you.

Each year that the adoption drive is commenced  it causes those of us that have lost their kids to adoption  a lot of pain. It doesn’t get any easier as time passes. They’re now taking anyone to be approved as adopters,  but we weren’t good enough to be allowed to keep our own children. The… Read More National adoption drive. The reality… instead of the hype they’re currently trying to sell you.

Minor Breakthroughs happening in both politics and health care.

I heard today that now Australia and New Zealand have officially recognised PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) as a diagnosable condition. We just need to point this out to the UK health boards eg. NICE that we need the condition officially recognised in this country too. It’s been approved in the other countries on the studies… Read More Minor Breakthroughs happening in both politics and health care.

The division within the Autistic Community will NEVER result in acceptance / preparing myself for tomorrow.

While browsing Twitter earlier I came across Autistics which do not agree with my tactics regarding fighting for equality. To be frank, I don’t think their tactics of tiptoeing around neurotypicals because they fear reprisals as a marginalised community will get them anywhere. They don’t want to ‘rock the boat’ because they’re scared that things… Read More The division within the Autistic Community will NEVER result in acceptance / preparing myself for tomorrow.

So much work, so little rewards. If anything, all my dedication does is bring me trouble.

I have been doing this Autism awareness campaigning since I was 17. I am 31 in a few weeks. That is a decade or more doing this stuff. I’ve seen people doing the same sort of thing for much shorter lengths of times and been given awards. I’ve never done it to get awards or… Read More So much work, so little rewards. If anything, all my dedication does is bring me trouble.

Another sleepless night and now I have no medication to help.

I used the week’s supply of zopiclone in 3 weeks. I knew I wasn’t allowed any further prescriptions because the GP doesn’t allow it now. And due to detoxing from the painkillers I wasn’t wanting too many chemicals interacting together at once. I have ran out now though and it is worrying me that I… Read More Another sleepless night and now I have no medication to help.