Relationship with language

Questions: Q1: What was your relationship to reading/writing during childhood? elementary school? beyond? (professionally, hobby-wise? #autchat Q2: are you hyperlexic? are you dyslexic or dyscalculic? do these affect or intersect to affect your relationship to reading/writing? #autchat Q3: When you’re reading/writing, do things like spelling, punctuation, grammar, fonts affect your experience? If so, how? #autchat […]

Process of getting a formal diagnosis

Questions: Q1: If you have been formally diagnosed, when was it and what age? If not formally diagnosed, are you considering it? #autchat Q2: If you actively sought a formal diagnosis, or are seeking one, what was/is the process like? #autchat Q3: If you actively sought a formal diagnosis, or are seeking one, is there […]

Meta-autchat (#autchat’s six-month anniversary chat)

View a transcript of this chat here. Questions: Q1: How did you discover #autchat? Q2: Has #autchat changed how you think about being autistic? If so, how? Q3: What do you like about #autchat? What do you think could be improved? (weekly chats, documentation, etc) Q4: What sorts of topics would you like to see #autchat cover […]

Understanding Idioms

Idioms are figurative phrases. Some examples here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiom#Examples Questions: Q1: What are some of the idioms you find confusing? Q2: What are some of the idioms you find confusing? Q3: How do you respond to idioms you don’t understand? Q4: Do you use any idioms yourself? Questions for this chat were written by @snewjo.