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Why Halloween Doesn’t Make Sense to an Autistic…

In the U.S., Halloween is just the beginning of the end of year holidays that seem to set off the ripple effect of celebrations and parties. 420 more words


Disabling Attitudes

The reaction I get when someone realises I am disabled is usually one of three

The patronising sympathy attitude

Recently in a café a man came up to me and said I was doing really well. 1,103 more words

Have You Abandoned Your Boat?

I needed to hear this, in this season of my life. In the thick if it. Here, Daddy! I give it to you!


Tornado Max: Embracing the storm

I wake each day wondering what the weather will be like in our house. We have a particular little person who is the weather man in our house. 732 more words


AND expect to laugh

I was thinking this morning on my way into work that I have not updated the blog in a while.  I’m behind on posting about E’s foot braces.   906 more words


Happy New Year: Pressing stop and restarting the year.

I don’t normally write the title first, but as I was reaching for my IPad to write this post, I couldn’t help but feel excited about the year ahead.   551 more words