Coach for neurodivergent adults. Speaker. I help adults with #ADHD, #Dyslexia, and #Autism find more success at work with less stress. Cambridge UK.
Mar 31, 2021 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
Starting tasks is hard for ADHDers, as we have fewer dopamine receptors. Finishing tasks is also hard for a few reasons ...🧵
Often starting tasks is more fun than finishing them. So we put of finishing things in favour of starting new stuff...
Mar 30, 2021 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
Try this exercise - notice every time someone asks you a question and see if you have a 'default response' an answer that you start to say before you've thought about it... 🧵
When a therapist first asked me to do this several years ago I noticed 1) I would say yes by default if someone was asking me for something 2) I would say no be default if they were offering to help me...
(just as well I was seeing a therapist - this is not healthy)
Mar 8, 2021 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
Once I had a house mate who was allergic to peanuts. He didn't tell me though, I found out when he came back from A&E. He didn't want to tell me because he didn't want to be a nuisance or a burden or make his problems my problems. Sound familiar?
The thing is, I really wish he had told me. Because I'd have been happy to keep nuts out of the shared kitchen had I known. It wouldn't have been that big a burden. Certainly less of a burden on me than what he was carrying alone. Would you want to help?
Aug 14, 2020 • 22 tweets • 3 min read
A thread about the a levels fiasco and algorithmic bias. From an ex machine learning engineer with a passion for social justice. #alevels2020
An algorithm has been used to decide students a level results this year as a result of #COVID19