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A Year on from My Autism Diagnosis

How I’ve found the first year

Photo by Mohamed Nohassi on Unsplash

One year ago this month, I finally sat down with a professional, and together, we spent two hours doing a deep dive into my life. I’d brought a 3-page list of reasons I felt I’m Autistic (a mountain-sized hint if ever there was one!) and months of wondering. What had begun as a private joke between my wife and I had quickly become a genuine question, the…

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Sarah McManus MSc

Sarah McManus MSc

Sarah McManus is a UK-based writer of mental health articles. She has an MSc in Psychology, and writes about mental health, self-harm, and Neurodiversity.