When the struggle is brushing unbearable, part 3

Reason to go on: Bloody-mindedness Wanting to be back teaching but without the relentless pressures I’d had in my last post, I applied for positions with little responsibility outside my classroom. Even so, I only managed 12 months. In my second post the bullying by senior colleagues, over just one term, pushed me to theContinue reading “When the struggle is brushing unbearable, part 3”

Gaslighting – it’s way more scary than the film

A few days ago I wrote about negative comments on the Autism sites I belong to – one in particular to be fair. Now I’m back home and can work on my computer I’d like to expand on this. I’ve been reading a lot about, and around, the subject of Autism. As I’m now diagnosedContinue reading “Gaslighting – it’s way more scary than the film”

Autism Sites – is there an agenda?

I have not been posting much recently as I don’t have access to my computer. But I have been accessing the Autism sites I belong to. I am noticing more and more that there appears to be a desperate need to be accepted as someone with a problem. A bona fide issue that demands recognition.Continue reading “Autism Sites – is there an agenda?”