I will definitely give this a look, so nice for more positive portrayal of mental health than the usual doom and gloom
For those who are not aware or who don’t live in the UK, there is currently a wonderful series called The Autistic Gardener. I’m not into gardening at all but my passion for autism had piqued me interest when I first saw the adverts for the show.
This isn’t your typical programme about autism and it is refreshing. As the title suggests, this follows a gardener with autism. Alan leads a team of autists who are given the challenge of renovating a range of gardens. The autists are all keen gardeners and each week they are given different jobs.
It makes a welcoming change to have an autistic narrating a programme about autism. Alan’s narration is very honest, informative and humourous. This series is able to show how if we focus on strengths you can strive. A number of the team, including Alan, are able to focus on the small…
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