Dear friend, teacher, family, and others in my life. Maybe we haven’t been connecting lately or you’re not really sure where to start. It’s OK. I know you care. So I’m going to share something important with you about autistic people that will help you be a friend to me, and to other autistics.
Have you ever been told that you are spoiling your children? Said yes to an extra ice cream? Been quick to forgive or overlook a child’s accident or mistake? Twice this week, complete strangers have told me that my children are spoilt. They’ve told me in my children’s presence. In a week where we have […]
It’s been almost three years to the day since my husband and I sat in a university assessment room with our almost three year old son; where we were informed he was autistic. I look back on this day – how it shook me, the anxiety, the sadness, the unknown of it all, and […]