Emotions & Feelings, Uncategorized

A Girls Best Friend

A Little Story about One Small Dog and her Young Autistic human - written by eight year old Cadence, about her special friend, 'Ruby Red'. “Ruby Red is my dog. She is a good dog. I don't know if she knows, but she helps me be brave and strong, when I feel scardy cat. She… Continue reading A Girls Best Friend

Cadence's Writings, Uncategorized

Project Home

An interview with Cadence about her self-initiated project, 'Project Home', in which she aims to provide basic needs to people sleeping rough in parks or cars, and craft items to children staying in women's shelters. Why do you want to help people who don't have a home? "In the holidays I stayed in the city with… Continue reading Project Home

Emotions & Feelings, Uncategorized

Making Sense of inhumanity

For Orlando. ".... I love my heart. I love your heart too. Mine beats strong, just like yours did. But yours is silent now. Its not how it should be; it makes no sense to me". Weather it be gender, personality, preferences, disability, skin color, religion, hair color or sexuality, 'differences' are something Cadence, as… Continue reading Making Sense of inhumanity

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