Surely it is not only me who, upon revealing that I have neurodivergent family members, is told by well meaning listeners how heroic I am? Wow. I don’t know how you do it. Good for you for supporting them so much. You are amazing to put up with all of that. I couldn’t do what […]
About Michelle Sutton
Michelle is an Australian writer and neurodiversity rights advocate, with a background in education and psychology. Michelle lives in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, with her Husband, 6 Children, dog, two cats, and an undisclosed number of chickens. Michelle and her family choose an eclectic mix of strategies (none of which include behaviour modification therapies) to help them live well with their varying diagnoses of Bipolar, Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, Depression and Anxiety.
Entries by Michelle Sutton
It’s easy to feel scared for your kids when you realise they are Autistic. Pretty much everywhere you look in the mainstream media, on parent written blogs and in books by professionals calling themselves “Autism Experts” someone is referring to your child as disordered, a tragedy, a burden, difficult, part of an epidemic, or a […]