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Archive for Month: August 2015

Talking Pictures With Charter Photography

My name is Richard Maguire of Autism Live Training. I have been autistic all of my life. I live and work in Aylesbury and Buckinghamshire as an autistic mentor for young and old. Marcus Charter took my website portrait picture and asked if I would blog about my love of photography. […]

To Feel The Moment

Just for once I would like to approach something like a non autistic person. I just want to instantly like something and feel something about it and not have to work through all manner of technicalities and work out what I feel about is some time in the future when […]

To Feel Peace

For once I would like to feel peace. My normal emotion is anxiety which is the constant companion of autism. Maybe if I felt peace I might find my life back in autism unbearable so maybe I won’t feel peace.

A Simple Trust

Quiet, simple, unspoken, understood. Shawn of all complexity, devoid of ambiguity, social cues removed. Spoken in the silence; understood.   This is really all that is needed to come along side autistic people. It helps lots with distressed neurotypical people also. Although they may need help knowing and understanding the […]

Richard Maguire is at the Heart of Autism Training

I have been autistic for 48 years. Over the years I learned to handle the way I see and deal with life. Outbursts of rage born from the ridicule of not being valued led to self-harm and low esteem. I need not spur your sympathy. I survived…