Hashtagnofilter is a space for ideas, conversations and useful stuff for anyone interested in neurodiversity and creativity.
This site is curated by two female professional writers and creative practitioners, both also recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD/Aspergers) and individually affected by other neuro-diverse issues including dyslexia, dyscalculia and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
Oh yeh, and the greatest neuro-diverse affliction of all, creativity without filters…
#Aspergers #Autism Spectrum Disorder #ASD #ADD #Dyslexia #Dyscalculia #Dyspraxia #Creativity
Calm swans are great, but we need flashes of creative kingfishers in our workforces too. Will a new definition of ‘resilience’ help us attract more neurodiversity?read more
Here’s a piece I wrote for NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education) in 2014 following making Dyslexic & Loving Words, a film I made about dyslexic wordsmiths.read more
Buddhist philosophy and the language of Buddhism is something that has always struck a real chord with me. Dealing with overwhelm and meltdowns are two Asperger/ASD battles that have the most damaging effect on my life and health and the people closest to me…read more
Kate Fox, stand-up poet, teacher, performer, wordsmith and social commentator (with a particular interest in Northernness) has kindly given us permission to repost this wonderful piece she wrote – Me- Autistic? As If…read more
Why go for an Asperger diagnosis when you’re aged 46 (and three quarters)? I was 40 when my addiction to collecting labels began in earnest. Not the jam pot kind; more of the ‘maybe-there’s-actually-a-reason-why-I-find life-so-overwhelming’ kind.read more
Hello, bienvenue – or as we say in our beloved hometown of Sheffield, alright love.
We’re Justine and Vicky, two creative Aspies from Sheffield, England, both recently diagnosed in our 40s. We’re writing to you from a rather special place…read more