Asia Pacific Autism Conference 2019

I’m in the midst of frantically preparing to fly to Singapore to attend the 2019 Asia Pacific Autism Conference (APAC). Two years ago, I delivered two sessions during APAC 2017 in Sydney. I presented a session on managing school transitions and another on how to...

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...

New Challenges for Gilbert

For Gilbert, 2015 has started off with a bang so far. One week into the school year and we’ve already been advised of two camps that he’ll be able to attend this year – as long as I can convince him to give them a try…  He’s not keen on...

Lessons Learned

This term has been a big one for my school kids. There’s been so much on every week, culminating recently with their athletics carnival and education week concert. Both very important but inconveniently placed on consecutive days. It meant a lot of changes for...