The age that our daughter is at is a tricky one, classmates are no longer as accepting, teachers are no longer willing to excuse misdemeanours and the world is becoming scarier by the day. She is eight, soon to be nine
I bet that isn’t a sentence you ever expected a parent to utter but believe me when I say that for our ASD daughter, Hannah Montana has been a positive influence. No, it isn’t the dubious clothes, the even more
Throughout this process, my wife and I have been learning more and more about autism and the way it presents itself, notably in girls. We’ve spoken to lots of people about autism, including doctors, psychologists, behaviour analysts and teachers. And
I am a firm believer in the old adage of ‘You learn a new thing everyday’ but little did I know that it would come to define our life with our ASD girl. This long, long journey is made up
Friends… A very wise man once told me that he felt blessed to be able to count the number of friends he had on the fingers of one hand. The audience he was speaking to looked perplexed – five people?
Although our journey along the ASD road has been long, full of tight bends, blind summits, the occasion U turn and lots of red lights, our foray into sharing our experiences with others is only a few weeks old (and