No two people with Autism are the same, It is a spectrum of symptoms all under one name. Whilst all people share the same difficulties they face, The way it affects them is different in each case. Some people can talk, whilst some make no sounds, Whilst in a few people a healthy vocabulary can…… Continue reading The Spectrum.
Whilst out walking the puppy this evening I saw two 9 year old girls out playing. I was shocked mostly because it was dark outside, but also because they were alone. My over anxious mind then started asking me questions. Should I be allowing my girl out to play? Should I be giving her more…… Continue reading Independance.
A fear of Autism. A fear of my girl. A fear of being out of control. A fear for the future. I fear them all. I feel them all. A fear of today. A fear of tomorrow. A fear of being alone. A fear for family. I fear them all. I feel them all. I…… Continue reading Fear.
“If I had a super power I would put my hands in my head and pull out the words like bricks and throw them at people or fire them out like a nerf gun.” This was my girls response when I asked her what super power she could choose. Expecting her to say invisibility, flying,…… Continue reading Super powers.
I think I may have talked myself into something today….and then talked myself out again. I do this alot. I get a ‘good’ idea, get all excited, only to then focus on the negatives and give it all up again. That is me in a nutshell. Mrs Negative. It was about getting a dog. Something…… Continue reading A dog?
Today we did something, as a family, that we never thought we’d be able to do! We went to the circus! The circus? I know, you must think I am crazy! The crowds, the dark, the bright lights, the flashes, the loud noises…. It is a place that people with sensory processing difficulties fear. We…… Continue reading Thank you The Paulos Circus.
Our favourite night of the month arrived! The night of ‘The Group’ We love The Group, and cannot sing their praises enough. It is a get together session for children with disabilities and their siblings, run by volunteers and funded by donations. Every month there is a different activity and we also meet up out…… Continue reading The artist.