What a lovely positive blog post.
Yesterday the world changed. It was a tiny shift. A momentary slide. Barely a bubble in the wake of a wave.
Small but powerful, I’ve been knocked off my feet.
Yesterday the National Autistic Society (NAS) ran a course for Autistic people who want to do Public Speaking about Autism to help the world understand.
Sarah Hendrickx, long time Public-Speaking sufferer and blessed with autism, led the day with her hilarious and honest descriptions of the difficulties and practicalities of doing it for a living.
We laughed, we cried. Oh yes, all emotions were free to be expressed. We have those; emotions. We have lots of them.
The group of 30ish was made up mostly of autistic women, which was a first for me. Everyone brought their own experiences and knowledge.
In the breaks we gathered – if we wanted to – we laughed about how unexceptional anyone openly stimming…
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