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...

Our autism journey with ASPECT

With April drawing to a close, I’m reflecting on our autism journey as autism awareness month also nears its end for another year. We have been officially living with autism now for 8 years, after receiving our son’s diagnosis on March 30 2008. Like most...

My 5 favourite autism bloggers

I don’t know about you but I find a lot of comfort in reading the words of other autism parents. It’s comforting to know I’m not alone. That my struggles are real. That my challenges are understood. That my fears for my kids are shared. I also enjoy...

The stress of autism parenting

My two eldest children headed back to school today. After weeks of preparation and stress and lack of routine, it was finally back to normal life for my ASD kids. Although we have done as much preparation as we can, I was still expecting the worst. Getting my kids...