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Autism

  • INSPIRING, MOTHERHOOD, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, USEFUL

    OUR BOY WOODY & HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM

    What are the key signs of Autism? Sometimes, especially with High Functioning Autism it can manifest in ways that are more complex to diagnosis, especially if like Charlotte's son Woody the child is particularly adept at masking them. Here she shares an insight into her brilliant boy and how he sees the world.…

  • EMOTIONAL, HEALTH, MOTHER OF ALL LISTS, MOTHERHOOD, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    AWESOME ADA & AUTISM

    Autism is automatically associate it with boys. This is partly because girls tend to get misdiagnosed with other illnesses,  including anorexia and OCD. Or,  that girls are more adept at at hiding their symptoms. What ever the reason, it makes this candid, open and good humoured list from Clare Wright about her awesome daughter Ada's Autism all the more remarkable:…