Tagged: Aspergers

Reality Bites: Autism & daily life - www.myhometruths.com 1

Reality Bites: Autism and daily life

I try to practise positivity and strive to see the good in everything. It’s part personality, part determination, I guess. I honestly don’t see the point in dwelling on the negatives. I would much...

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Trusting your instincts

One of the biggest challenges I’ve faced over the years as a special needs parent has been identifying when I should trust my instincts. From the beginning, I’ve experienced a constant battle between head and...

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Autism & theme parks

If you have been following along on social media you would be all across the fact that we have just spent the last 10 days on the Gold Coast, enjoying a long overdue family...

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12 Autism Tips for Everyday Life

I’ve been an autism parent for over 11 years now so it’s fair to say I’ve learned a few things along the way. For instance I’ve learned that my kids need downtime each day...

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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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Advocacy 101

As a parent there is one job that comes with the gig that can sometimes be very daunting. And it can be even more daunting when you are dealing with children with additional needs....

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Managing Back to School Anxiety

I don’t have to look at my calendar to know that it’s getting closer to the day the kids are due to return to school. I also don’t need to see the mind-boggling number...

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Then & Now

As we careen towards the end of the year I have found myself comparing where we are now to where we were at the same time last year. This time last year we were...

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The Emotions of Autism

I was struck by a post I read over the weekend by Renee at About a Bugg discussing how her daughter was struggling to come to terms with the unexpected loss of her pet....