ASD IN THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY – EVENT RECAP

   Whenever I’m presenting to a room full of seasoned professionals, sometimes, these thoughts often flitter through my mind. Will I be able to remember everything that needs to be said? Will they take me seriously? Where’s the nearest man-sized window in case I need to escape? And the ASD in the Business Community Workshop was no […]

THE ACCOUNTANT – FILM REVIEW

   The general autistic portrayal on film always risks being stereotyped as a social introvert, a human super-computer, or a mix of both. But I think it’s safe to say there’s seldom been an autistic accountant/maths savant/expert combatant. Until The Accountant that is. The film follows Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck), a high-functioning autistic who moonlights […]

FINDING THE MIDDLE GROUND OF ‘DISABILITY’

I really, really hate the word ‘disability’. That seemed a little grandiose and over-the-top, even for me. Let me be specific; I hate how disability feels like the go-to word for everyone with a condition. The Oxford Dictionary officially describes disability as ‘a physical or mental condition that limits movements, senses or activities’. Now it’s […]