A good day

Here’s what it was like for one of our trainers to deliver a training session last month. Well done, Anna!

Autism Is Individual

I did my second Aspie Trainer presentation today at Bognor Library. I spoke to Library staff about living with autism, and provided them with tips for working with people on the autistic spectrum. I showed them a sensory video in order to highlight how painful sensory experiences can be for autistic people, and they discussed common idioms which could be taken literally by people with autism. At the end of the presentation we had a good discussion, and they all provided positive feedback. They all left with some new information about autism, and a wider understanding of autism in general. I am pleased to report that everything went to plan, despite the fact that I  traveled by bus to Bognor instead of train, to avoid train disruption (there was a strike on today). Travelling by bus to Bognor normally makes me anxious, but today I was full of excited energy…

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