Why birthday parties aren’t always fun

Birthday parties and autism can be a difficult mix. A party is a big change from a regular day and can lead to an overload of the senses. Suddenly there are all of these extra people,… View Post

Why I’m scared that school starts tomorrow

We’ve almost made it. Summer holidays are nearly over, and tomorrow school is about to begin! Parents and children all around the country have mixed feelings of relief, excitement, nervousness, and fear. New classes, new teachers, the… View Post

Why it’s ok for my 8-year-old to still use a pram

I’ve been pushing Jude along in a pram for 8 years now. There’s nothing wrong with his legs, he can run, bounce and jump just as well as any other child his age. So when… View Post

When two brothers just can’t be together

Autism has thrown up many challenges over the last 8 years. Some of them much greater than what I ever thought I’d have to face when I became a dad. There’s been challenges with communication, diet,… View Post

One year down: My first blogoversary!

It’s my blogoversary! A year ago I hit the post button on my first ever blog, and Stories About Autism was born! I had no idea how it would go, or what I was doing, I… View Post