Image shows four silhouettes of children holding hands

Child of Mine

Child of mine, I see you. I see you. How much you love and accept your neurodivergent family members – without conditions. How you flap along with your younger siblings even though flapping doesn’t come naturally to you, because you want to share in their joy. How you willingly partake in scripts because you know […]

Word meme says: When I think about that moment, I’m very aware that what I felt was the clear stillness of acceptance. Everything slowed. Our eyes connected. I felt safe in the bubble of her unconditional love. I felt heard. Seen. Content. Accepted.

This is what acceptance feels like

For 4 years now, April has been ‘Autism Awareness’ month, with April 2nd World Autism Awareness Day. You might have heard about the ‘Light it up blue’ campaign established by US organisation Autism Speaks, to raise awareness (and money) for autism. This sounds like a noble idea. If you dug a little deeper however, you’d […]