Tag Archives: parenting an autistic child

My changing son, and what autism might mean to him.

I am exhausted, which is a good reason not to write a post. But I have so many ideas and thoughts floating around in my head tonight, I can feel them slowly coming together, and it helps to organise my … Continue reading

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A Bridgeable Divide? The understanding and empathy gap between adult autism self-advocates, and parents of autistic children

When I began blogging, I hadn’t yet heard of the neurodiversity movement. My first reactions once I encountered it, were a mixture of outrage and disbelief: How could anyone not see autism as a detrimental disorder that is worth fixing? … Continue reading

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