Autism Night Before Christmas

I discovered this poem last year and loved it so much I had to share it here. It’s written by Cindy Waeltermann, also a parent of two children on the spectrum, and the founder of…

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So Here It Is Merry Christmas, Everybody’s Having Fun….. Aren’t They?

Christmas used to be my favourite time of year. I loved everything about it. The whole build up throughout December, the songs, the movies, the presents, the decorations, the parties; I loved it all. Once…

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To medicate or not to medicate, that is the question

“Have you ever considered medication for Jude?” The voice inside my head was screaming to be heard “Medication, of course not. There’s no f**ing way that I’m giving my son medication and turn him into…

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Our Summer of Love Is Over

This summer went pretty well. In fact, it went amazingly well compared to what we were expecting. It was a summer of love, as Jude and Tommy found a way to get along. For six…

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Going to the dentist – It’s like pulling teeth

Hands up who looks forward to going to the dentist? I know I don’t. Trips to the dentist instil fear in most people, kids and adults alike. So far, in my experience, ¬†autism and dentists…

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