Autism Spectrum Disorder, Stimming / Repetative Behaviour, Uncategorized

What’s the Difference between Autism and Personality?

Perhaps one of the greatest challenges currently confronting the Autism community is the diversity of  Autism itself and the associated challenges this presents Autistic individuals, parents, professionals, schools and service providers in having a shared understanding of Autism - what it is, and what it is not. The diversity of Autism is often further complicated,… Continue reading What’s the Difference between Autism and Personality?

Stimming / Repetative Behaviour, Uncategorized

Sometimes when ‘stuff’ happens, you just have to be a dog!

It’s not uncommon to see small children at the local shopping centre  pretending to be all manner of things – animals, superhero’s, fairy’s and cowboys - just to name a few.  It was only last week Cadence and I saw a pint-sized gold fish traversing the aisle of our local shop! Typically, when we see… Continue reading Sometimes when ‘stuff’ happens, you just have to be a dog!