Finding your niche Autism and Employment-English phrases

Martina says: When I speak, I can’t organise my thoughts; I keep losing the thread and kind of going in circles. Losing the thread means she says something and can’t remember what she was going to say next. Going in circles in this context means that because its difficult to organise her thoughts that theyContinue reading “Finding your niche Autism and Employment-English phrases”

Autism and finding your employment niche (level B1)

Continuation of the series on Autism and employment. Here I interview Martina about how experience of work. Me: I didn’t do that well at school. I was diagnosed late, so I didn’t have much support at school. Part of the problem was due to socializing issues, and I wonder how much that impacts other peopleContinue reading “Autism and finding your employment niche (level B1)”

English phrases from all blogs (excluding the theatre ones)

A gap in the market-was from the interview with a Deaf activist She was commenting on how YouTubers should look for a gap in the market. This means YouTubers should look for something that hasn’t been done before or a different way of doing something so that they can attract people to their channel. TheContinue reading “English phrases from all blogs (excluding the theatre ones)”

English phrases from Prospero theatre piece

A theatre company called Prospero (level B1) – Rachel Does Interviews I did some videos for a theatre company called Prospero Theatre; they are an inclusive theatre company that helps individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and/or mental health issues. In this part of the blog, I highlight phrases that people learning English might find problematicContinue reading “English phrases from Prospero theatre piece”

Neurodiversity and work (level B2)

I sent some interview questions about neurodiversity and work to anon in the publishing industry; here are her answers: Since graduating from university, I have been fortunate enough to have been in constant full-time employment. This is very unusual for a person with autism, but there are several reasons for this. From the time IContinue reading “Neurodiversity and work (level B2)”

Follow-up to the COVID interview (level C1)

I initially had the interview with the scientist earmarked for another blog. The original interview was conducted in March, you can read it here: I moved the interview to this blog because it is more accessible and I wanted to update the science to show how the scientific process works. I hope to interviewContinue reading “Follow-up to the COVID interview (level C1)”

An Instinct for Kindness: An Interview with Chris Larner (level B1)

R=Rachel or boldness = myself the interviewer and CL=Chris Larner or regular font (no bolded) the interviewee R [intro]: So in November 2010, Chris Larner took his ex-wife Alison who was suffering from multiple sclerosis to Dignitas in Switzerland. The play an instinct for kindness has been shortlisted for the whatsonstage award. I am nowContinue reading “An Instinct for Kindness: An Interview with Chris Larner (level B1)”

Transcript for short Prospero piece (level A2)

Intro: beeps (signifying hospital sound) Bex/Becca: When we bring together the creative self-expression of performing, the ownership of creating props. All of those things pulled together there’s a huge amount of benefit, to mental health and to our emotional well-being and a lot of relationship building goes on as well. Beth: One of the mostContinue reading “Transcript for short Prospero piece (level A2)”