Melting down and being awkward are my hobbies!

Whether its a fear of never knowing when one is going to come along or the thought of a lack of self-control that acts as the main issue, living with autism can add the notion of having a ‘meltdown’ to a long list which looks at negativity.

Should this breakdown in coherent thought patterns be placed as a first example of sadness which can be linked with precise difficulties across the spectrum, predecessors could certainly include a lack of communication skills and with such a wide-ranging selection of problems, daily life can become tricky.

Manifesting itself through an interest in people-watching and poor eye contact on a personal level, this latter trait of living with such a disability has become annoyingly apparent over the last few months and should this not be enough to think about, thoughts of them leading to a complete collapse in regular behaviour have proved worrying. Continue reading