Autism & Happiness #APAC17

Autism & Happiness #APAC17

One of my favourite sessions from APAC17 was Peter Vermeulan’s presentation on autism and happiness. Peter is a co-director at Autisme Centraal in Belgium, a centre for training and expertise in autism, where they seek to bridge the gap between the...
Strong & Deadly Partnerships #APAC17

Strong & Deadly Partnerships #APAC17

APAC17 was held in Sydney last week and I wanted to provide a quick summary of the sessions I attended for those who couldn’t make it. The first keynote of the conference was from June Riemer (First Peoples Disability Network) and Lee Casucelli (Positive...
APAC 2017

APAC 2017

I am very excited to be speaking at the Asia Pacific Autism Conference in September! This is a wonderful opportunity to meet with many carers, service providers and individuals with autism and I am really looking forward to it. I will be doing two talks at APAC and...
Albinism in the News

Albinism in the News

I’m a rather proud parent at the moment (which is a massive understatement!). Gilbert has been busy raising awareness of albinism again and filed a rookie reporter report for Behind the News for International Albinism Awareness Day, June 13. I’m even more...
Positive Partnerships Podcast Feature

Positive Partnerships Podcast Feature

I was honoured to be asked to be a part of the first series of podcast interviews by Positive Partnerships earlier this year. The podcast has been designed to support parents by sharing inspiring and positive stories about autism, from all over Australia. It...
Families Winning At Life – Chaos to Calm Feature

Families Winning At Life – Chaos to Calm Feature

One of my favourite things is showing others the positives in special needs parenting. People are so used to hearing the deficits, the negatives and the discrimination, when it comes to autism, in particular, that it can be hard to break through with a more positive...
Starting High School with Albinism

Starting High School with Albinism

I must confess, my fingernails are all gone and I’m rather apprehensive as we approach Gilbert’s first day of high school. I know we’ve done all we can to prepare him for the new start in front of him but I still don’t know it that’s...

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