Regression, progress and wow moments

Regression, progress and wow moments

When you look back at photos and see how advanced in certain areas Z was. When M was down on the weekend and they were spelling, it took me back to my mates wedding when Z was of similar age, he was doing his number bonds to 100 and could spell lots of words like...
Remember the new born stage.

Remember the new born stage.

Remember the new born stages, the disturbed sleep the awake at silly hours? Leaps and autism at 6 is quite similar. The difference being at 6 no one is as sympathetic, you still have school to get to and work to do. There’s no oh don’t worry about the...
One term remaining.

One term remaining.

In two days the Easter Holidays are over. We have one term of school left, one term that’s it. Four weeks and a week off then the last seven weeks. Eleven weeks and that’s this school year over. To think I was worried about Z, this year he’s made so...
Autism and emotions.

Autism and emotions.

As much as the changes the last week has effected Z, these have been mentioned on Facebook and me making some sort of humour out of it it’s kind of gone like this. Last week Z was quiet at home not quiet himself. Thursday I learned his teacher was off sick. That...
Fights and struggles.

Fights and struggles.

When I hear or read other stories about families either at start of their autism journey or even many years in one thing always sticks out. Fights and struggles. Fighting for your child’s rights, wants and needs. Struggling for people to accept autism, or if...
A – Z of autism 2019

A – Z of autism 2019

It’s that time again, my A-Z of autism for autism awareness week. Each year I’ve done this I never look back to see what’s the same or not until after I’ve written them. 2016 2017 2018 And now 2019 A – Admire. I admire the sheer...

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