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You Asked: Supporting children with self-injurious stims

We asked the Respectfully Connected community to submit questions for our authors, and this is the fourth in our series of eight responses. (All of the ‘You Asked’ series of posts can be found here) Our Autistic writers respond thoughtfully to Q.4 here, sharing their own experiences, parenting values & strategies for supporting children. Within […]

You Asked: How would your life be different?

We asked the Respectfully Connected community to submit questions for our authors, and this is the third in our series of eight responses. (All of the ‘You Asked’ series of posts can be found here) Our Autistic writers respond here to Q.3, and for some of us this was one of the hardest to reflect on, […]

You Asked: Travel & holidays with Autistic family members?

We asked the Respectfully Connected community to submit questions for our authors, this is the second in our series of eight responses. (All of the ‘You Asked’ series of posts can be found here) This question was answered only by our Autistic parents and there’s a great variety of responses even amongst five of us. We […]

You Asked: What do you do when children don’t like brushing teeth, bathing or other self care activities?

This is the first in a series of four posts in response to your questions about parenting and caring for Autistic children. (All of the ‘You Asked’ series of posts can be found here). Our Respectfully Connected authors respond here based on our own experiences and knowledge. All of our families are different, but you will […]