Brody – More than a diagnosis

Today’s ‘Story About Autism’ comes from Laura, mum to 5-year-old Brody, blogger at Brody me and GDD, and disabilities campaigner. I’ve been following Laura’s stories for a while, I see a lot of similarities between…

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Just different, not less

I’m kicking off my ‘Stories About Autism’ feature for Autism Awareness Month with a wonderful poem from Kelly, mum to Tink, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. Kelly was inspired to…

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Time to say goodbye and focus on the future

Yesterday was a bit of an emotional day, and not just because of a severe lack of Valentine’s Day cards ? Yesterday I said goodbye to the first house that we lived in as a family.…

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5 things I want to happen in 2017

A month of 2017 has already slipped by, and already I’ve fallen behind in what I wanted to achieve by now! As an autism parent, there’s always so many things to do. There’s a constant…

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Christmas is over for another year

Christmas is over for another year. The seemingly never-ending build-up has culminated in a few days of celebration that, for most autism parents, we are simply happy to survive. Christmas has generally been a pretty…

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