The Aupair

The Rose has been away baby sitting for two weeks during this summer holiday. She went to my home town near Wales and stayed with my sister and brother in law to look …

Proud

This week The Rose completed her first year of college. Like the rest of her large year group, she is with people who all failed to achieve any recognised paper …

You Got A Friend

Friends! They are the Holy Grail for most of us, whatever the scale of our social dys/function. The mates who make you laugh till you cry. The ones who make you …

Relax

I write this, hoping it will be read in the spirit I mean it to be read in – i.e. tolerance, understanding and a bit of a laugh. The Rose …

SOS

Any parent worries how their offspring will cope in an emergency. We try to prepare them as best we can, but short of covering ourselves in tomato sauce and lying …

Higher or Lower?

“The difference between high functioning and low functioning autism is that high functioning means your deficits are ignored and low functioning means your assets are ignored.” I’ve always been grateful …