Family

How I Would Free my Spectrum Daughter

I would grow as a role model for my daughter, a person of inner-security, unconditional love, and acceptance. I would discard robes of non-authenticity, fear-based projection of self onto others, the selfish feeding that society dictates from mass media, big business, and politics.

The Perils of Autism Awareness Articles

Editor’s Note: Heather is non-autistic but a fierce advocate and fellow neurodivergent person. Sophie and Her Bully Before I begin, this blog may be very

Autism and Accepting the Child You Have

When the life you thought you were going to have isn’t the one you actually have, this is how to embrace your life with acceptance, not resignation.

Black and white picture of black father playfully looking at his toddler through a glass door while crouching.

20 Top Tips for Raising An Autistic Child

Learn from a mother who has been where you are, has jumped through all the hoops of diagnosis and advocacy, and has put in countless hours in research and advocacy.

Family Response to Autism Diagnosis

Eventually I spoke to my mum about it. Well…I never really discussed it, I simply said that I received the diagnosis. I wanted to explain

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