Guest Posts

Parents - Evie Needs You!

Back in July, researcher Evie wrote a guest post about her project looking at tics and mealtimes. Back then she was recruiting young people to contribute their experiences. She’s back today but this time she’s looking for parent perspectives – … read more

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Serena Bhandari - Reflecting On Life Out Of Lockdown-ish

Regular guest contributor Serena is here with important insights into her experiences of life seven months into the global pandemic.

As I sit at my dining-room table writing this post, the impending misery of a potential second lockdown swirls around … read more

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Yaska Sahara - Mama and Me

At the start of lockdown I was sent a short story about the experience of growing up with a parent with Tourettes by a young writer called Yaska Sahara. I found the piece incredibly moving and it was a perspective … read more

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Serena Bhandari - Disabled Students, Know Your Rights

It’s the beginning of a new academic year and for students starting back or returning to university or college, COVID-19 makes this a start like no other. In this guest post, regular contributor and recent graduate Serena shares what she … read more

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Serena Bhandari - Jobstacle Course

It’s the end of the month and that means it’s time to hear from resident guest blogger Serena. This month Serena’s sharing her experience of job hunting as someone with Tourettes. While job hunting is stressful for lots of … read more

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Tics and Tables: Can You Help Evie?

Last week I spoke to Evie, a super friendly researcher from the University of Hertfordshire who’s working on a project to learn more about how people with Tourettes experience food and mealtimes. I enjoyed speaking to Evie and I could … read more

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Serena Bhandari - Flatmates: can’t live with them, can’t (afford to) live without them

Time in lockdown is passing very quickly and that’s great news because it means it’s now time for another guest post from writer Serena Bhandari. In this post she discusses the challenges of finding the right people to live … read more

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Serena Bhandari - Acceptance

Yesterday I wrote about a new series of blog posts we’ve commissioned by writer Serena Bhandari. I’m really excited to share Serena’s first post today.

My name’s Serena and this is the first in a series of guest blogs … read more

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Sharing Space

When I started this blog ten years ago, it was the first time since leaving school that I’d written in any significant way. Up until then I’d always thought of myself as someone who struggled with writing, and it wasn’t … read more

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The Slow GIF Movement

Earlier this year we held the Festival of Rest & Resistance at Battersea Arts Centre in London. On the lead up to that event we commissioned an artist to design and make a brand new chill out space at BAC. … read more

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