Karletta Abianac

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Karletta Abianac is a blogger, writer, and podcaster from Queensland, Australia.

As a teenager, she wrote and produced a street zine in Brisbane called Cookies Youth Magazine.

Karletta has long been a community activist; she did public speaking as a young person, in 2003, she received a Queensland Government Youth Up-Front Award for her "Volunteer Work and Commitment to Social Change", and published her first non-fiction book, which was entitled Fill in the Gaps - Guide to Community Event Management.

Karletta received an autism diagnosis as an adult, and her memoir series draws on her experiences as an Autistic woman.

In her free time, Karletta enjoys writing poetry and memoir, practicing Egyptian hieroglyphs and collecting rocks near her ho
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Karletta Abianac I've started counselling to deal with my PTSD, with 1800 Respect and a rape crisis center. I will be able to write again once my body and brain come o…moreI've started counselling to deal with my PTSD, with 1800 Respect and a rape crisis center. I will be able to write again once my body and brain come out of survival mode. My brain functioning has deteriorated significantly in the past two years, and I can not shake off daily exhaustion.
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The Pattern Seekers by Simon Baron-Cohen
"Intriguing Theory. Full disclosure up front: I *am* Autistic, and thus these types of books tend to demand my attention as I attempt to understand my own mind and body. That noted, Baron-Cohen (no apparent relation to the actor of the same surname) h" Read more of this review »
The Pattern Seekers by Simon Baron-Cohen
"Definitely MUCH more clinical than I thought it would be. I only read the first two chapters (about 20%) and did the little quiz charts at the end. I was jarred by the assumed strict dichotomy between systematizers (those who seek patterns) and empat" Read more of this review »
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"Full disclosure: I received The Pattern Seekers: How Autism Drives Human Invention by Simon Baron-Cohen from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for possibly writing a review.

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