Sometimes children really do know more than we give them credit for.
When neurodivergent people share a personal story when you tell yours – it’s our communication style.
This wasn’t a choice any of us asked for, and it cost us a lot.
With important caveats around trauma, I think that Mindfulness can still work and be effective for ADHD / Autistic / OCD / Aphantasic people like me.
It’s always disappointing to see the same problems occurring in the media around mental health, and especially neurodivergence. Not only were there a number of factual errors, but the very people meant to help us have made clear their ignorance.
It’s time to put the blame where it belongs – on the system that set you up to fail.
“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise” – Victor Hugo
I wanted this to be a short summary – I meant to finish this blog a long time ago. Turns out a lot of stuff is related – this is just part 1.
No wonder there’s no advice or methods that work for me… how do you teach someone like this?
I am an autodidact by need.
This was an awful process. It should not be this hard.