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Stories from the Spectrum: Grace Liu

"Autism is a significant part of my life but not the only part, and I want my blog to reflect that."

Grace Liu, autistic blogger and cat lover

In my late teens, I wanted to get more into writing but wasn’t sure how, so I tried blogging. This was partly prompted by one of my stepbrothers giving me Blogging For Dummies for Christmas. I didn’t specifically start off with autism in mind, but I frequently wrote about my experiences of being autistic. While I was at uni, I thought I’d try alternating between autism and non-autism-themed posts. Autism is both a significant part of my life but not the only part, and I want my blog to reflect that.

"Autism is both a significant part of my life but not the only part, and I want my blog to reflect that."

Social distancing and staying sane

By Grace Liu

We’re in lockdown, and I could argue that this is the most autism-friendly lifestyle that could be imposed on us. People aren’t allowed to get too close to each other. Any physical contact right now is unthinkable. Social gatherings have been banned. The only outings we’re allowed to take, besides essential ones, are solitary walks. Not so bad, right?

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