To medicate or not to medicate: The final chapter

Deciding whether to medicate your child or not isn’t something you ever expect to have to do as a parent. There’s no mention of it in the how-to books you read. It’s not a decision…

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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…

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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…

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I never knew there’d be so many questions

I’ve got a confession to make. I thought being a parent was going to be easy. I never knew there’d be so many questions I’d have to find answers to, questions that seem to just…

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What I want my son to know when his meltdown is over

(A guest post written by Michelle Myers) To my beautiful boy, You look so peaceful curled up in your bed tonight little man, it’s like the events of the day have washed over you with…

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