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Holiday Help: 5 tips for big gatherings

It’s the time of year when we all recognize the wonderful people in our lives.  That usually involves a lot of parties and get togethers.  For our loved ones on the spectrum these parties can be extremely difficult.   252 more words


3 Unique Ways to Celebrate the Holidays with Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

I’ve always loved the holiday season! It’s full beautiful lights, inviting smells, and heart warming music.

No matter what religion you are (or aren’t), December is full of family traditions. 652 more words


My Diagnosis and How It Changed My Life

For this latest entry in my little section of CARD’s blogosphere, I want to take a step back from the more research-based topics that I usually tackle and weave a more personal tale. 810 more words


Autism and catastrophising [article]


Autism and catastrophising

  • “Catastrophising is when you are anxious about a situation and that anxiety leads your brain to ruminate on a potentially disastrous outcome.”
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Canberra Psychologist

The Bunny Story...

I’m sat here watching ‘Everyone Loves Raymond’ and this episode sees Ray setting himself the challenge of writing his father’s eulogy in an attempt to elicit an emotional response from the family when his father’s time eventually comes.   500 more words


10 December: Stormy weather and pipe cleaners

Today we’d hoped to go to Leeds Castle, to visit their Christmas market and see the seasonal displays inside the castle. But we woke up to dreadful weather, with very strong winds and pouring rain, so we decided to stay at home. 343 more words



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Looks like you’ve stumbled upon my blog.

Here, you will find personal stories of experiences I’ve had (as a non asd person), with my brother (who shall remain anonymous) who is on the spectrum. 228 more words