Welcome to episode #17. We’re thrilled to be joined by Kori Tomelden today. Kori is a late-diagnosed ADHD and autistic mom raising a neurodiverse family. She uses her internet presence to share her neurodivergent life in a neurotypical world.
JN: How does your neurodiversity impact your productivity both positively and negatively?
2019 looking for strategies to support autistic daughter (ASD L3) who was becoming adult
Already doing many of the strategies to support herself
Entire life been told too sensitive/emotional - “highly sensitive person”?
Is HSP actually codeword for ASD/ADHD?
Rabbithole of self diagnostic tests
ADHD inattentive/ADD showed up
Professional diagnosis offputting: financial/waitlists
Pursued evaluation in case medication was required
Unexpected additional diagnosis of ASD L1
Diagnosis in 2020
Medication for depression and open to medication
What would life have been like if diagnosis earlier
Help with sensory overload
JC: What "work" projects are you concentrating on?
Communications Specialist (social media) part time job