Talking To Your Child About Self-Harm – From Both a Parent and Child’s Point of View

I know that talking to your child about self-harm can be exceptionally daunting. You and your child are probably both experiencing a lot of difficult emotions, and it can be hard to know how to deal with it. I hope that my Mum and I can offer some words of advice and comfort for you. … More Talking To Your Child About Self-Harm – From Both a Parent and Child’s Point of View

Reasonable Adjustments in Schools for Autistic Students and Students with Anxiety

Schools have a duty under the Equality Act to make reasonable adjustments for students who otherwise are at an unfair disadvantage to their peers due to a disability or mental health condition. It is important to note that students do not need an official diagnosis in order for these to be put in place. A … More Reasonable Adjustments in Schools for Autistic Students and Students with Anxiety

Autism and Borderline/Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder – Overlaps and Misdiagnosis

From my own experience of being diagnosed with both Autism and Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder, and from many conversations with others in similar positions, I often question the validity and reliability of diagnoses when it comes to Autism and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD) together. Many autistic people who don’t … More Autism and Borderline/Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder – Overlaps and Misdiagnosis