Brody – More than a diagnosis

  • April 6, 2017|

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...

Just different, not less

  • April 5, 2017|

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...

Time to say goodbye and focus on the future

  • February 15, 2017|

Yesterday was a bit of an emotional day, and not just because of a severe lack of Valentine's Day cardsĀ ? Yesterday I said goodbye to the first house that we lived in as a family....

5 things I want to happen in 2017

  • January 30, 2017|

A month of 2017 has already slipped by, and already I've fallen behind in what I wanted to achieve by now! As an autism parent, there's always so many things to do. There's a constant...

Christmas is over for another year

  • December 30, 2016|

Christmas is over for another year. The seemingly never-ending build-up has culminated in a few days of celebration that, for most autism parents, we are simply happy to survive. Christmas has generally been a pretty...