Supporting a friend on the Autistic Spectrum – Advice from an Aspie!

I Throughout life, I’ve found it difficult to maintain a constant friendship group. I encountered the transition between different learning establishments (Primary-Secondary School, College to University) and have faced my *unfortunate* share of bullying along the way. I wasn’t able to confide in my friends about who I really was. Ie: That I was Autistic,Continue reading “Supporting a friend on the Autistic Spectrum – Advice from an Aspie!”

About me

Welcome to my blog – Pawprintlaur. If you’ve stumbled across this page, you may well be wondering who I am (past being an avid tea drinker) and what my story is. Four years ago I gained a triple distinction star (D*D*D*) qualification in my Level 3 Extended BTEC Diploma in Animal Care and Management. IContinue reading “About me”

Autism – Late diagnosis, the process and my reaction

I was diagnosed with high-functioning Autism in 2016, aged 19. Originally referred to as Aspergers Syndrome. Laura… I think you might be Autistic. I had no knowledge surrounding Autism. I believed my Therapist had confused me with another patient.  I succeeded through two nurseries, two mainstream schools (Primary and Secondary), and had recently finished myContinue reading “Autism – Late diagnosis, the process and my reaction”