Dino Brain and Panic Monkey vs the Air Traffic Controller – The importance of feeling safe

Image by John Hain from Pixabay As we talked about in the first post, keeping safe and secure is a very key driver for an autistic brain. Unlike an NT brain that is, for the most part confident that we are an apex predator, the autistic brain is less confident. While the reasons for this … Continue reading Dino Brain and Panic Monkey vs the Air Traffic Controller – The importance of feeling safe

The Communication Barrier – When Cultures Collide

As I said in my first post in this series, there are three fundamental areas that need to be understood to provide effective support. Processing, Sensory Profile including Proprioception and Interoception, Communication and Social Interaction. Of the three, I believe that it is communication and social interaction that are most misunderstood. Autistics are portrayed as … Continue reading The Communication Barrier – When Cultures Collide