fbpx
Why we're seeking an autism reassessment for our daughter

Why we're seeking an autism reassessment for our daughter

Autism is a lifelong, pervasive, developmental disorder. Why then, do people sometimes seek a reassessment of the diagnosis? It’s not like the diagnosis is going to change over time, is it? Well, there are some cases where you may wish¬†(or need) to seek an...
How to hold an autism inclusive party

How to hold an autism inclusive party

Post in collaboration with Autism Spectrum Australia Of all the challenges that face autism families, the prospect of a party, of any kind, can be be one of the most intimidating. Parties are problematic in so many ways for people on the spectrum. To start with, they...
Reality Bites: Autism and daily life

Reality Bites: Autism and daily life

I try to practise positivity and strive to see the good in everything. It’s part personality, part determination, I guess. I honestly don’t see the point in dwelling on the negatives. I would much rather acknowledge that something is wrong and concentrate...
Trusting your instincts

Trusting your instincts

One of the biggest challenges I’ve faced over the years as a special needs parent has been identifying when I should¬†trust my instincts. From the beginning, I’ve experienced a constant battle between head and heart. Like all mothers, I’ve wanted to...