About Cadence, Uncategorized

Behind the Words

Cadence, the little girl whose insights and short stories about Autism often go viral on social and mainstream media sights, is very much a 'regular' kid who just happens to also be a little different", says Mum, Angela.  Here she shares a little about the Cadence 'behind the words'. “Cadence is just Cadence.  She is,… Continue reading Behind the Words

About Cadence, Uncategorized

What an adult might call 'compassionate', a child might call a 'clown'! Seven year old Cadence, who has Autism and other challenges, reminds us there can be much beauty seeing the world through a different lens. It is common for an autistic child to reference, or say things, seemingly inappropriate, or seemingly out of context… Continue reading

Communication, Friendship, Uncategorized

Humanity needs no spoken words

Humanity, at its core, needs no spoken words. Compassion. Empathy. Understanding. They need no words.  Kindness and caring, loss and grief traverse culture, ethnicity, gender and disability. They need no words. Today Jame's jumped our joint back fence, as he often does to come play; but instead of play, today he was seeking comfort -… Continue reading Humanity needs no spoken words

About Cadence, Uncategorized

On ‘Giftedness’

Common questions asked include,  "Is Cadence 'gifted' or "What is Cadence's IQ"?  The answer to this is, every child is special and every child is gifted and unique in their own way. The challenge for all parents, all educators is to find meaningful ways to 'tap into' and support each child's individual strengths and challenges, to enable them with opportunity… Continue reading On ‘Giftedness’