McDonalds, overcrowded and over stimulating, not my first choice for food. I sat there this morning in cloud of haze, feeling completely overwhelmed. Loud noises filled my ears, people talking, music blasting. Bright lights shone from the screens and children we're running round aimlessly. This was my idea of hell, and drive through wasn't an … Continue reading Actually Aspling Autistic Friendly
I feel quite lucky in that this year I don't have any exams. During my undergraduate journey I had at least two exams each semester alongside lots of presentations and written assignments. Whatever stage you are at on your educational journey there may be many stressors and strains, from meeting deadlines, having exams and general … Continue reading Actually Aspling’s Exam Tips!
Guess what? That's right I'm sick again. You know, whenever there's a bug or something going round I'm always one to catch it. Without fail. About two weeks ago I caught a nasty stomach bug, and right now I have a viral throat infection, lucky me. When I'm sick I'll be honest, I always over … Continue reading Actually Aspling Sick Again!
Have you ever gone to an event and felt completely overwhelmed? This happens to me all the time. I love attending events like concerts, theatre productions and even wrestling shows, but sometimes my senses become over loaded. Busy venues, loud noises, bright lights - no thank you! Autism Friendly events are cropping up around the … Continue reading Sensory Inclusive Events @ AEW
I'm a sucker for cute things, anything pink and glittery and I'm sold, even better if it has those kawaii anime eyes. I especially love squishies!As a child I collected nail brushes, I had all different shapes, sizes and colours which I kept in a basket under bathroom sink. As I grew older I then … Continue reading Actually Aspling’s Awesome Collections!
I absolutely love holidays! I love the whole experience. But being autistic it can be extremely overwhelming. From the airport to the changes in routine, it can all get a bit much. In 2014 I spent two weeks in New York, a place filled with beauty. It was a rocky start, but as the first … Continue reading Actually Aspling Around the World! 🌏
Like everyone else I love Christmas and everything about it, but let's be honest, it is exhausting! There's so much going on that we don't have time to stop and think. First you have Christmas Eve, buzzing with excitement. Every year on 24th December I go to the Trafford Centre with my husband, it's a … Continue reading The Boxing Day Comedown