What is neurodiversity and why should you care about it? [Sketchnotes]

These are the sketchnotes that the very talented Antonella Scaravilli made at my neurodiversity workshop. Text description of the sketchnotes [images are described in square brackets] Computer weekly + Spinks [Picture of smiling white woman with unimpressive hair] What is neurodiversity and why should you care about it? Rachel Morgan-Trimmer @ sparkleclass Rachel is aContinue reading “What is neurodiversity and why should you care about it? [Sketchnotes]”

COVID-19 help round-up

As things are getting better – fingers crossed – I’ve moved my COVID-19 help round-up off my homepage to here on the blog. I’m still offering everything I offered before, including the free sessions. However, I have committed to some exciting new community projects, which means I will have to stop the free sessions soon.Continue reading “COVID-19 help round-up”

How I, an autistic with ADHD, am coping (and how you can too)

The thing about neurodiverse people is: sometimes we cope really really well with stuff. And other times we don’t. I personally cope with the practical stuff quite well. I can deal with being in isolation. I can put stuff off until next week (ADHD procrastinators know where I’m coming from with that). I can adaptContinue reading “How I, an autistic with ADHD, am coping (and how you can too)”

My experience of Digital City Festival

All the links in this post go to people’s Twitter profiles, unless it says otherwise. If you’re mentioned in this and want me to change anything, DM me on Twitter or email me. This week, I spent 2 days at the Digital City Festival in Manchester. I was invited to be part of the TechContinue reading “My experience of Digital City Festival”

“The loneliness was the worst thing” – taking a listening course with ADHD

Howard asked us all what the first couple in the video had said. “The guy in the rugby shirt talked about how he doesn’t really listen if he’s doing something else,” said Jill. “Yes,” said Howard. “Probably if the rugby’s on, he’s not really paying attention to someone talking.” He continued, “What about the secondContinue reading ““The loneliness was the worst thing” – taking a listening course with ADHD”