Chelsey Flood

Aug 25, 2021

4 min read

“Packing Is Basically the Executive Functioning Olympics”

Autistic people share tips (and disasters) from their adventures with packing

One time I packed flip-flops as my main footwear for the snowy mountains. True story.

Packing is a masterclass in executive functioning. It requires planning, organisation, proficiency in adaptable thinking, self-monitoring, self-control, working memory and time management. All things I struggle with.

Author, educator, truth-seeker. Writing my way to freedom or thereabouts. Talk to me @cjflood_author. She/her/they.

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