Tagged: acceptance

Labels don't define, they enable - www.myhometruths.com 13

Labels don’t define. They enable.

Many parents are scared of “labels.” So scared, they don’t pursue a diagnosis for their child because of the fear their child will forever be defined by their diagnosis. I understand this fear. I...

Learning from my parents 4

Learning from my parents

I have spent a lot more time than I normally do with my parents recently. Many hours in hospital, in waiting rooms and together in shared accommodation. More time than I have possibly ever...

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Reality Check

It’s funny how you go about life with inbuilt assumptions and unconscious beliefs even though you consider yourself reasonably rational and unbiased. That’s human nature, I guess, but it still catches me by surprise...

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Go Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Today, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day.   image source It is a UN sanctioned day to raise awareness, support, understanding and ultimately acceptance for people on the autism spectrum across the globe....

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Understanding My Boy

I’m so thankful and grateful this week for the many people who understand and accept my boy. image source I may be biased but he really is a special little boy.  He is funny...

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Thankful for Acceptance

I am so very thankful today for acceptance. In this case, for the acceptance of my son by the staff and students at his new school which has literally made my year. Gilbert had...