​Today when I dropped my son off at school the preschool were blowing bubbles. My girl was so excited but I ushered her through quickly to get my boy in. (We were late….). Her excited look, her stimming fingers, her bouncing on her toes, made me question the rush. Why am I rushing her to…… Continue reading Bubbles

It must be Autism.

​It must be Autism; When they are running around flapping, And you hear incessant foot tapping, When the behaviour looks out of place, And the look of disgust on everyones face. It must be Autism; When people never listen, When your head hurts because you’re so tired, And at 2am your child is still wired,…… Continue reading It must be Autism.

International Womens Day

Happy International Womens Day! A day to celebrate woman all over the world! Did you know that Autism is less likely or less diagnosed in girls? Parents of girls on the spectrum, such as myself, are helping to raise awareness about female Autism and the fact that there needs to be better recognition, acceptance and…… Continue reading International Womens Day

Mothers Day.

It is Mothers Day today, but please spare a thought, For mums who don’t receive gifts their child has bought, For mums who won’t get a card, a picture they have drawn, Or a handmade posy of flowers which they have written their name on. It is Mothers Day today, but no words will be…… Continue reading Mothers Day.

Mild Autism?

Mild Autism. Is there such a thing? There is no defination for mild Autism. Autism is a spectrum condition. Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD. All people with Autism share certain difficulties, but their condition will affect them in different ways. The condition varies greatly. It is a spectrum condition so the symptoms have a very…… Continue reading Mild Autism?

This for Christmas please….

When all is quiet, and I get time for me, I will sit and snuggle up under the tree, I will write to Santa, but not ask for presents, All I want this year is Autism Acceptance. I know it is hard for everyone to see, And you all don’t walk in the same shoes…… Continue reading This for Christmas please….