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Imagine

Last night there was a terrorist attack in the centre of London. So far seven innocent people have died, and three attackers were shot dead. This follows a suicide bomb at a concert in Manchester less than two weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Scaffolding

I gave up my OU course this week. It was a postgraduate course, the second I’ve attempted. I didn’t enjoy the first one much, but I thought the second, having had a great write-up, would be different. The material was … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know How To Wash My Face

When I was a little girl, back in the Stone Age, I think I might have washed my face with soap. Then I grew up a little, and shower gel was invented so I washed my face with shower gel. … Continue reading

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How I Stopped Caring (and started asking “obvious” questions)

One of the situations that causes me a lot of upset, and I believe I’m not alone in the neurodiverse world in this, is when I don’t know what to do – when it’s not obvious what my next action … Continue reading

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Autie Birthday

It’s Youngest’s birthday this week. Because I won’t be there on the day (work commitments), we had his birthday treat day today. This is the story of that day. This year, we all went out to the cinema, with Youngest’s … Continue reading

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Unexpected Bonuses

Recently I read an article on the BBC News website about how parents of autistic children are expected to be relentlessly positive about their children, and celebrate their differences and triumphs. The article centred around one parent who was discussing … Continue reading

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The House of Autism

I was going to write a sign, print it out, get it laminated and stick it to the front door. It was going to say “Welcome to the House of Autism. If we’re all fully dressed and eating with cutlery”… … Continue reading

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