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The forgotten physical impacts of autism (aka, my son the Superman)

The public perception of autism is that it is only about the mind or brain, there seems to be little or no appreciation of the impact autism has on the body. My son is one of the “estimated 60%–80% of … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Gravity

My son hates gravity. I first noticed this hatred when he was about two and was obsessing over lining up his cars in exactly the right way. This line-up was sometimes on a slope, typically the slope of the edge … Continue reading

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Autism Therapies

I’ve often thought how much easier it would have been over the past two years, to be dealing with a single expert on autism, instead of a wide range of therapies and therapists. There are some organisations and movements which … Continue reading

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