This is the story of a guest contributor Polly Rose. It started as simply sharing a poem with us for #PoetryMonth but so much more was shared. Polly-Rose’s Autism story is equally resonant in its own right, so with her permission, I am reproducing it here.Read more
Spintastic is AutLouds answer to the myth that Autistic people have restricted, repetitive interests. This week we will be featuring one SPIN each day in this post. Join us!Read more
This week, we are going to celebrate the things that make us SPIN and bring us joy. Keep an eye on Spintastic each day for updates!Read more
Zero Waste at Home: The 5Rs, Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot My family has been trying to move towardsRead more
What this post does do is look at what Zero Waste at Home is and why you should do it. It covers the basics of what (and what not) to do in the beginning, and discusses the impact this project has had on my life. Finally it rounds up with some very quick changes that you can make to start this journey.Read more
Book Review: Nerdy, Shy and Socially Inappropriate by C. Kim Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate is a very interesting read,Read more
Sally Anne’s 3 Star Review of Aspergirls by R. SimoneRead more
My name is Sally Anne and I am an academic and a mother. I am also autistic. I was diagnosed in late 2020.
This post is my story, my journey to awareness, denial, diagnosis, and something approaching self-understanding.
Spoon theory is a way of looking at how you manage your energy across the day. It’s energy accounting.Read more
In 2018 Charlotte Amelia Poe won the Spectrum Art Prize for a spoken word art piece called “How to be Autistic”. One year later, she published a powerful book with the same name. Read Sally Anne’s review to find out more!Read more