Sleep is a dirty word here at times. Usually, there is not enough of it happening, or it is happening at odd times of the day. Both NinjaGirl (5yrs) and I have our own sleep stuff going on – she often wakes at about 2am, I often can’t get to sleep until about….2am. They generally […]
Naomi is an advocate for inclusion and intersectionality. She is an autistic mother of three, one of whom is also autistic. Her passions are gardening, crochet, feminism, sustainability, and the apparently odd notion that all children deserve love and acceptance for who they are.
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We’re a neurodiverse family. The neurotypicals outnumber the neurodivergents, but we make up for it with sheer awesomeness and savage wit 😉 I have to admit though, even the neurotypicals in this household are oddballs, so our quirk level runs high. Our life looks a bit different from the outside too. I often don’t realise […]
(This is a blog post I wrote in April 2013, six months after my youngest daughter was diagnosed as autistic. The original blog is now defunct, but this post has always been one I go back to.) I don’t know if you are aware of this, but after you go through the palaver of getting […]