Acceptance for self-diagnosed autistics too

ID: Two women hugging, one with long dark hair in a ponytail and the other with short pink hair and glasses. The image accompanies a blog post called 'Acceptance for self diagnosed autistics too' by Just A Square Peg blog

This month, as you might know, is Autism Acceptance Month and for many, it can be a difficult time. There’s so much talk about how autistic people should be embraced and accepted for who they are but what about those self-diagnosed autistics who can’t access a formal diagnosis? Although loads of amazing autistic content creators … Read more

5 useful questions to ask if you suspect mental health misdiagnosis

ID 5 useful questions to ask if you suspect mental health misdiagnosis - Just A Square Peg blog

5 useful questions to ask if you suspect mental health misdiagnosis* It was my autistic counsellor who first thought I’d been misdiagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and suggested that I was autistic with ADHD. After seven years of seeing me, she got to know me better than I knew myself. That’s why I trusted … Read more