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I’ll never ‘overcome’ my PDA neurobiology.

Aug 13, 2021
I’m often asked how, as a PDAer, I am able to overcome my need for control in parenting my own children with a PDA profile of autism.
 
I don’t overcome it.
 
I’ll...
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I remember every single name, every single humiliation.

Aug 13, 2021

At fifteen years old, I left school midway through Year Nine and went into the workforce.

 

I vehemently expressed that I would not return to school and with that, my mother said if I was not...

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This is how I live most of my life now.

Aug 13, 2021
Today I put aside a few hours to revisit my plan for thriving autistically.
 
Those drop-offs of the very things that support my wellbeing happen so subtly and quickly as time goes on that...
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My PDA neurobiology.

Jul 28, 2021
I'm up at 5am this morning.
 
I have an appointment in the city and it's at a new address I haven't been to before.
 
This means that I get up early, google the address over coffee...
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Food, glorious food!

Jun 04, 2021

Trigger Warning: Mentions food, eating disorders and sensory aversions.

Please note the below is my personal experience and I am not a qualified medical professional or dietician.

 

Food....

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My disability is my most sacred ally.

May 05, 2021
So much of my anger, resentment and self-loathing as a young person came from the pressure I felt to mask.
 
Masking is both something I, as an autistic person partake in as a choice at...
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What I've learned as a PDAer...

Mar 10, 2021
If you've seen any of my instastories over at instagram.com/_kristyforbes; if you're in our inTune Access Support: Family Collective membership then you'll be quite accustomed to seeing me in...
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