Autism, Thula the cat, and why Kids Must Move

Over the last couple of years the story of a young autistic girl named Iris-Grace, with an incredible talent for painting, and an adorable close friendship with her pet cat, has swept across the internet and media…

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I’m not a perfect parent, but I try, really really hard

As parents we often wonder whether we’re doing a good job. I feel as parents to children with autism we can be even harder on ourselves, always wondering if we’re doing enough, even if someone…

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Dear Autism

When you’re a parent and autism enters your life, you go through a range of thoughts and emotions as you try to understand what it means to your child. Some emotions you hold onto for…

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How Pathological Demand Avoidance has changed the way I parent

A blog highly recommended to me last year, by other bloggers, was Steph’s Two Girls.  I rushed to check it out, and started to follow Steph’s stories, where she talks about family life raising two…

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An apology to my autistic students

‘An apology to my autistic students,’ is from a blogger whose posts I always look forward to reading. Danielle, author of the blog Someone’s Mum, has been producing some amazing posts that have gone viral, and deservedly so.…

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