Parenting An Older Child With Autism As many of you know I have a son who was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome a couple of years ago and I have to admit that although we knew he was autistic, to finally have it in black and white as an official diagnosis was a huge relief. It's not that I ... [ Read More ]
These posts contain references to the condition apraxia.
All Change...In More Ways Than One! I had planned a different, more upbeat post for today, but after taking my son to one of his therapies I am feeling rather peeved and a touch disillusioned to say the least. It was not so long ago that I was feeling full of hope for our sons future, after what ... [ Read More ]
Life Isn't Easy...Not for any of us. We all have times when we find things hard going, but how often do we put on a brave face and pretend that things are all hunky-dory? Why do we feel that we can't admit when we are not coping well or are finding things hard going? It's never easy to admit ... [ Read More ]
Finally, We Have An Official Diagnosis For Our Son I want to write this post partly as a way of getting my head around the fact that we have finally got the official diagnosis we have wanted for so long, and partly to let other parents know that they are not alone in getting a late diagnosis for ... [ Read More ]