Mental Health Awareness Day: My experience

Originally published on the Amy Walker Writes Medium blog on October 10th, 2018 Yesterday I spoke at A New Direction’s event, Partnerships, Co-production and Compromise. I shared my experience as a young creative, finding my way through an educational system that was inaccessible to an autistic person from a challenging background, and the help I’veContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Day: My experience”

Getting my Autism Diagnosis

Originally published in edited form on the Ambitious About Autism blog for World Autism Awareness Week 2018 My name is Amy, and I am a female on the Autistic spectrum. My parents began suspecting I was different early on. I learned everything about certain subjects, but I wasn’t that interested in playing with dolls or other children.Continue reading “Getting my Autism Diagnosis”