TW: Overwhelms, meltdowns, self-harm, suicide ideation Looking at what happens in the process of overload to overwhelm to meltdown
A short piece on connection and authenticity
A poem on parental disappointment
Looking at the autistic emotions. How we pick up, experience and present our emotions.
One interesting thing about Spectrum Gaming, is that it was never supposed to become as big as it did. But I think its rapid growth shows how essential it is that autistic young people can have spaces where they can be themselves and connect with others who understand them.We have worked together with young people and parents to make a short film (19 minutes) about autism and our journey so far. We hope you enjoy it.
Music/Lyrics by Joey Helpish A song about being autistic that is a musical response to 'Oh body' by Sia
Dialogue A short story by Anantha Krishnamurthy This story basically dispels the myth that we prefer not having deep friendships. It also argues that our isolation gives rise to some remarkable talents.
Looking at why energy management is important and how to do it.
A look at how improving incluson of diversity in schools could impact the well-being, not just of the exluded minorities, but the school population as a whole.
Stunning photos of Australia by award winning, professional photographer, Dylan Cotton