I have been holding my breath since the day my eldest son was born; holding my breath and running. In fact, my whole family has been running headfirst at the world. It’s how we’ve always done things – working, volunteering, careers we love, a business, house, three children, friends and family. Every day for four […]
About Briannon Lee
Briannon is a queer, autistic social worker and scientist who lives in Australia with her wife and three children. All of Briannon’s family are neurodivergent. Briannon is currently home educating her three children.
Entries by Briannon Lee
Giggles when we spin in the lounge room together; Your passion for learning, the way you delve in to topics and your joy in sharing your interests with others; Big koala cuddles, trusting me to keep you safe when the world is too much; The state of zen you reach lying in a huge pile […]
I bought my daughter shoes yesterday. Her first pair. She’s almost two. Bright blue and green sneakers. She loves kicking balls in the backyard so we enrolled her in a preschool soccer class. At the last minute I saw the ‘rules’ said to wear ‘appropriate’ shoes. So we bought these. My daughter’s only worn shoes […]
CN: Reference to features of harmful therapies I was not identified as Autistic as a child and did not experience coercive behavioural (or any) therapies as a child. To understand the very harmful impacts most Autism ‘therapies’ have had on Autistic people, and why we resoundingly reject them, please take the time to read these […]
Today was my sister’s birthday party. She was there the day my eldest son was born. They adore each other. He was excited about going to her party and dressed up for the occasion. As we arrived, he said quietly, “I need space today”. While everyone was celebrating outside, he moved inside, and sat with […]