Four years on.

Four years on.

Four years ago today Z had that ‘big’ appointment where we came out with a diagnosis of severe autism. One year ago we set Z his hot tub up. Today Z Still has his diagnosis he’ll always have his diagnosis and the way he is in the hot tub I think that’s here to stay...
Autism, Evolution and Technology

Autism, Evolution and Technology

I was reading People Vs the Machine and it had me thinking. I’ve said for ages I believe autism is evolution with a huge part of genetics and environmental factors mixed in. So what if it is purely evolution and environmental and genetics have nothing do to it,...
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...

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