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Stories About Autism

Autism Awareness

In our house autism is…

Autism. This small word attempts to describe what life is like for millions of families across the world who share some similar behaviours and traits, but are also completely unique. Being blessed with two boys how are autistic I’ve come to appreciate this first-hand! Often when I tell somebody that[…]

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There goes the summer!

August is nearly over, and so much has been happening I’ve not been able to update the blog very much. So, here’s a quick update of some of the major events that have been going on around here Last weekend we moved house! Change can be a big issue for[…]

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Finding her voice and losing my sanity – a sports radio journey with autism

I wanted to publish a series of Stories About Autism from different people, in an attempt to show just how different and unique autism is in each and every person. Today’s story most definiety achieves that. It comes from Liz, mum to ‘Boy’ and ‘Melon’ who runs the wonderful facebook[…]

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I’m not only my autism

I was diagnosed with Autism in May 2015, at the age of 28. At first, I cried, I ran out of the room. I felt like I was sucker punched right in the gut and it left me gasping for air. So many thoughts popped up in my head while[…]

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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 Brody and Jude, especially as they have both been diagnosed with GDD (Global Developmental Delay).[…]

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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 write this one day whilst standing in the pouring rain, waiting for Tink to get[…]

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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 hear, offering their advice on how I should parent my children. In the meantime, Tommy[…]

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