Communal Space as an autistic person or: What’s the big deal about other people?

For a long time I didnโ€™t really understand what the big deal was about being with other people. Yes, they could be funny, kind and interesting. But frankly, as far as I was concerned, I was already all of those things for myself. The other people bit, especially when there was more than one, justContinue reading “Communal Space as an autistic person or: What’s the big deal about other people?”

Creating inclusive play spaces: a place to start

If one hundred people wrote a guide to creating inclusive play spaces the result would be one hundred different guides. Thatโ€™s no bad thing, they could be a hundred fantastic and useful guides filled with innovative and creative ideas, but, โ€œinclusiveโ€ is not a fixed state. And as it is informed by multiple ever changingContinue reading “Creating inclusive play spaces: a place to start”