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It is with great pleasure that I have seen a bleacher raided in the last few days. Their supply of MMS has been confiscated and hopefully this will keep her poor child safe, at least over the Christmans period.
This has made The Times. Unfortunately I can only share a screenshot to the story as you need to subscrive to access it on the site.
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We often read of the classic autistic shutdown, the feeling of moving through space with no gravity weightless and ungrounded.
The need to sleep and not feel, not be connected to anything is a self defence mechanism that is employed unwillingly by us when there’s to much stimuli and upset around us.
But what does an autistic do when they cannot shutdown?
I often feel a shutdown approaching, a dreamlike state of detachment to my surroundings but if I am ...Continue Reading →
***content warning*** contains sexual references
One of the most common questions I am asked when people find out I am autistic AND I have kids is “but how do you have sex if you don’t like touch?!” Followed closely by the statement “I thought you people didn’t like sex”.
Well dears just like everyone else, some people like sex, some love it and others have no need for it. Yep, we are just ...Continue Reading →
I had my light. I remember it well
My light shined ever so brightly
It shined with pride
It shined with acceptance
It shined with love
Every time you looked into my eyes
I saw my light in yours.
Then the darkness arrived
My light was gone.
My light had been taken
I sat in the dark and I waited
Waited for it to be given back
Waited for the right time
Waited for the ...
As a woman who’s autistic I realised it has fallen to me to to write a letter to my little self.
I was only diagnosed with Aspergers last year and with that recognition has come so many realisations, happiness, relief and a whole lot of resentment.Continue Reading →
With children knowing school holidays are looming with class parties and the much encouraged by the schools stage performances you may find your little one starts to exhibit some anxiety.
As you may know I’m a home educator and I will tell you why.Continue Reading →
After all the months and months, years really of working hard against the horrors of MMS and other abusive treatments against autistics I am thrilled that after The Independent featured my work in an article that the article has been picked up by the wider press and published in quite a few different media sources.
This is wonderful for me but even more importantly it brings more public attention to the horrible things that are done to autistics in pursuit of ...Continue Reading →