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Find your tribe – Autism parents unite
Find your tribe – Autism parents unite

Find your tribe – Autism parents unite

When you have your first child you are often united with a wonderful group of new mothers through the local health nurse. This can be a great experience as you get to know your new baby and start bonding with other new Mums around breast feeding, sleep routines and developmental milestones.
For many mothers their Mum’s group can become their lifelong friendship group as they all watch their children grow up together. It becomes their tribe, where everyone helps everyone else...

Autism Anxiety after COVID
Autism Anxiety after COVID

Autism Anxiety after COVID

As we come out our COVID lockdown cocoons, we need to be mindful that while this is a great time for those who are social butterflies, it can be an extremely difficult time for those who are less social and would prefer to stay wrapped up and tucked away indoors.

People who are on the autism spectrum generally struggle when it comes to being social and interacting others. Lockdown has suited them to a tee...

Your child had been diagnosed with autism, now what?
Your child had been diagnosed with autism, now what?

Your child had been diagnosed with autism, now what?

It’s probably taken months, if not years to finally get a diagnosis for your child. You knew where things were heading, all the signs were there, but when you are told your child has autism you feel like you’ve been hit by a bullet. Your heart is breaking. You’ll have tears for your child and overwhelming emotions. There’s a sense of loss, the loss of what could have been, the grief and the wondering how this happened, what could you have done differently, why me, why my child?

Awesome Autism Parents
Awesome Autism Parents

Awesome Autism Parents

If you’re an autism parent like me then you’re pretty special, in fact, you are awesome.

I feel that we were blessed with our autistic children for a reason, and although we may not always feel blessed, we really are the lucky ones.

Food Selectivity
Food Selectivity

Food Selectivity

Family mealtimes can be difficult. There’s always someone who doesn’t like something you put on the plate.Perhaps you decide to do a different meal for each member of your family depending on their likes and dislikes.Maybe you have a child who will only eat white food, like mashed potato, chicken and cauliflower.

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