Who cares for that carer?

A few months ago I found myself sat in a busy supermarket carpark whilst the little one snoozed. I didn't want to wake him and enjoyed the peace for 15 minutes (It comes to something when 15 minutes in a carpark is considered a break). I glanced to the car next to me and an …

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Autism then Vs Autism now

I don't know why but today I keep thinking about how our journey began and how my knowledge of autism has changed over time. I remember vividly picking up my little boy from his childminders, he would've been around 17 months old at the time . I was at the doorstep collecting him and he …

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I have a secret. The truth about how autism affected me. 

It may seem that I share a lot of personal stuff on here but psssst, come close....I'll tell you a secret - I don't share everything. I mentioned at the start of the year, I am going to give an honest account of our experience so that means letting you in on something I haven't …

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Autism-proofing – The quirky way!

Sometimes when things break in our home they do so in a way that makes our home safer for our autistic son. Now I'm not suggesting y'all go around breaking things to autism-proof your home but sometimes there is a silver lining when things go kaput! There are several examples that spring to mind in …

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The Love of A Brother.

Increasing the size of your family is one of the biggest life changing decisions anyone takes. Deciding to increase the size of your family when you already have a child with special needs, in our case nonverbal autism is an epic decision. We already live in a challenging world, a world of unknowns but bringing …

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