The Autistic cost of travel

"Autistic people exhaust ourselves doing things the non-Autistic way, in every aspect of our lives"

Recently a journey of epic proportions was undertaken by myself. 

It was a journey that covered two towns, about 20 villages and lasted for nearly an hour and a half.

I travelled the grand distance of 11 miles on the bus.

A perspective on diagnosis

As a parent facing the prospect that your child might be Autistic, especially when you have no previous experience of Autism, it can be a daunting and terrifying prospect.

As an adult, conversely, it can be a liberating experience, allowing you to you realise your true self.

Either way, in this video I have some tips to share.

A family of Diversity

All families are diverse, all families have ebbs and flows where one individual's needs are greater than the others.  Recognising that and allowing each other to take the time and space they need is key to any family, but especially in a family of Autistic people.

A Parent of Autism

Look at the title of this article. 

"A parent of Autism."

What does it say to you?

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