A Look Into My Life: Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Vadim Dovganyuk

In the last post by my son Vlad, you could read a bit about autism spectrum disorder already. As he told, a lot of people tend to think of the obsessive behavior when it comes to it. Similarly, there is a lot of attention to the need of sameness many autistic children and adults require.…

A look into my life: mental health

By Vladislav

This blog post forms a continuation of my dad’s post. He didn’t dare to share something relating to me because of the stigma which this has. I will do what he didn’t dare. Trigger warning: This blog post discusses mental health subjects which some people could be sensitive to. If you’ve read my dad’s post,…

A look into my life: diagnoses

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Just a quick note beforehand that this will be spread out over several posts. And I won’t be saying any timeframe of how long will be between each post. The reason behind that is actually partially found in this first share. I will try to improve my writing wherever possible. So, constructive criticism send to…

Why I avoid writing about autism while being autistic

By Vadim Dovganyuk

It’s weird to tell you this, but since the start of my blog I’ve been scared of 1 single subject, which is autism. Yes, I’m an autistic blogger and am scared to literally tell about my own experiences, which is also the reason why most blog posts I dared to share before eventually got hidden…

Who are you even supporting? Stay away from AIESEC

By Vadim Dovganyuk

You might actually have seen it while browsing around the web, those advertisements about volunteering abroad. Especially if you live in Western Europe and Northern America, these advertisements are very common. And you might say, “why not?” Many of the advertisements are from reputable companies after all. Especially the NGO “AIESEC” is well-known for this.…

A good life is not a flawless life

By Vadim Dovganyuk

You may know people who say they have a good life, as do I, as I am one of those people who say so. Which seems strange to some people, as I have had a complicated start of my life, which included abuse, neglect, war, and institutionalized care. Still, things have become brighter, and today…

My opinion: Gender Inequality

By Vadim Dovganyuk

[Blog posts starting with “My opinion:” are based of my complete honest view about a certain subject. Unlike most other blog posts, they are not intended about making you agree, neither do I truly care if you agree, they are just about sharing my opinion] Inequality… Just saying that term will already make you aware that…

Awareness starts with being more aware yourself

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Today is World Mental Health Day, the day that should happen every day… That is the real problem when it comes to all those “special days”, the fact it should not be special! And, yes, it is probably easier for me to say that as I have mental health differences. Differences, I use that term…