The Power of the Home Environment for Autistics

Jackie Schuld
3 min readJan 23, 2023

Living alone has been one of the most deeply healing and transformative experiences of my life.

I was single and living alone through the pandemic, which meant I spent a lot of time in my home, by myself.

It was a wonderful opportunity to learn what I felt like doing. It was also a chance to shape my physical environment to my exact preferences. I had the time to do so, and I didnt have to justify myself to anyone.

I painted my kitchen orange because I love the boost of energy it gives me. My…

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Jackie Schuld

I'm an autistic/ADHDer and Expressive Arts Therapist who specializes in late-identified autism/ADHD. I write about psychology and share my art here on Medium