Anxious times

Anxious times (by Alex) During this coronavirus outbreak, I’ve heard that lots of people are worried about the future. I’ve heard people are afraid they’ll lose their job, that someone in their family might die, that they might die, or…

Arguments

Arguments (by Alex) Living in a household where people are autistic can be challenging at times. Just like most other households, communication will sometimes become strained, and this will lead to arguments breaking out. When this happens, what’s the best…

Talking to people

Talking to People (by Alex) One of the biggest points of variance for autistic people is how much social activity they’d like. Some autistic people prefer as little social contact as possible and would be right at home living in…

Breakfast

Breakfast (by Alex) If you are anything like me, ‘breakfast’ is a word that fills you with many emotions – but not positive ones, and, depending on the day, rather strong negative ones. Anywhere from a medium “Why do I…

Introducing Alex

Introducing Alex (by Alex!) My name is Alex Pagdin. I’m 20 years old and I’m autistic, having been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome when I was 14 prior to the condition being renamed to Autism Spectrum Disorder. I’ve had to endure…