Even though I have been on this journey for almost a year, i still struggle with what causes meltdowns and the such. I also struggle with recognising the signs until it's too late.
As I'm not diagnosed, my employer won't give me any lee way. Which is causing me more anxiety.
I seem to be in a vicious circle at the moment.
I can't take any sick because I won't get paid, which will add to my anxiety. I have already had to take holiday time as sick leave.
Hi Ed S ,
I'm sorry to here that you're struggling at work. You may find it useful to contact our Autism Helpline team who can provide you with information and advice . You can contact the team via telephone on 0808 800 4104 (Monday to Thursday 10am to 4pm, Friday 9am to 3pm). Please note that the Helpline is experiencing a high volume of calls and it may take a couple of attempts before you get through to speak to an advisor. Alternatively, should you prefer to send a message, you can do so via their webform:
I hope this helps,