Podcast Episode 2 – Charlie Beswick

Welcome to another epsiode of the Stories About Autism podcast! This week I get to talk to Charlie Beswick who writes the blog Our Altered Life. Charlie is the mum to twin boys, Harry and… View Post

Stories About Autism Podcast – Episode 1 – Dean Devonport

Here it is, the first ever episode of the Stories About Autism podcast!! You can listen to it in the player below, or find it on iTunes, or Stitcher.  It’s a project I’ve been working hard… View Post

To medicate or not to medicate: One year on

Just over 12 months ago we took the difficult decision to begin medication with Jude. By then it had already been a two-year long process of discussions and evaluations, and we finally decided to give… View Post

Why I learnt to embrace the stim

Do you know what a stim is? Sometimes Tommy and Jude do things that draw attention to themselves. People stop and stare, they whisper behind our backs, they might even say something loud enough for us to… View Post

Why April is the hardest month

What is Autism Awareness Month like for someone who is autistic? Does it make a difference, or is the month a more difficult time for them? Here Maria, who is autistic, mum to two autistic… View Post