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The Shape of Words

What if words had form and shape? Read how autistic jewellery designer and maker Lydia Niziblian took her sensory responses to Welsh words she learned during lockdown, and translated them into stunning pieces in her latest project, The Shape of Words.

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Can autistic people work?

Mark Palmer discusses what employment might look like for autistic adults and explains how In return for a few relatively minor adjustments to the workplace, autistic adults can can bring huge benefits for their employer.

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Living On My Own

They say moving house can be one of the most stressful things you can do! Max, one of the Autistic Minds team, shares both his fears and joys about moving into his first flat as an autistic adult.

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OCD and Me

Bumblebee, one of our favourite autistic writers explains how Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (or OCD for short) has played a role in her life for the past 20 years.

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Finding Llewelyn’s Voice – Our Journey to an Autism Diagnosis

The journey to an official autism diagnosis can be lengthy and fraught with obstacles. Natasha Louca-Jones shares her family's story of getting a diagnosis for their 3 year old son.

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Woman sitting on a sofa gaming.

What Gaming Means to Me

As Bumblebee (not her real name!) “evolved” from a child to an adult (a little Pokémon reference for you there), so have video games, and what they mean to her. In this article, she describes what gaming means to her as an autistic woman.

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