your neurodivergent experiences

Below you will find the personal experiences of neurodivergent people – click on the ‘read full story’ for their full accounts. These have been shared because we all want you to know that you know you are not alone – you are part of a wonderfully honest and caring community that is here for you, whenever you are ready. I am so privileged to share these very personal stories with you. Thank you, to you all.

If you’d like to share an aspect of your own life experience, as a neurodivergent person, please complete the Share form and if you would like to talk to others in the neurodivergent community (anonymously if you wish) please do join one of our new Facebook communities, you’ll be very welcome.

“Sophie knows why she is different…[she] has blossomed and matured and is the most determined young lady I’ve ever met”
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“He confirmed I was autistic…a week before my 58th birthday…such a relief to know I wasn’t broken, just different”
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“One huge hurdle is that so many people think autism means something completely different. I’m 78, I don’t think I can be bothered to explain to them”
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“I was 48. My life suddenly made sense but I was shocked to realise that not one single person had noticed and I had masked my whole life”
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