A twinkle in the night sky.

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Tamara Wilcox -Curtis was quite simply blessed, she was delivered of a beautiful son on the 3rd of December, 2008 . He was a twin to his younger sister. She named her blessing Fuzani.

As Fuzani grew older the joy he brought was was enlightening, people often said it was as if he had been here before as he had a knowing look in his eyes coupled with a cheeky little smile.

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David Noakes and the GcMAF controversy – Exclusive

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After speaking with Doug Jewell, this reporter was keen to dig further into the people who are selling GcMAF and alleging it can cure/purge autism. I had seen David Noakes previously on The  BBC One Show in May and have shared my opinion on his Immune Biotech in a previous article.  The UK health watchdog branded GcMAF  “a significant risk to health” back in  February of this year when the product ...

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Doug Jewell speaks out on GcMAF and MMS and Dr. Brandstreet – Exclusive

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On the 27th of August this reporter contacted Doug Jewell husband to Amanda Mary Jewell. Over the next few days we had numerous interactions.

I phoned and spoke to Doug Jewell. I told him my name and that I am a freelance journalist interested in ...

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The Good Girl

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It’s 2.18 in the morning and my little daughter is jumping on the bed wearing a Minnie Mouse dress and meowing, her little face lit up with happiness. We are watching a Barbie film and my son has just fallen to sleep.

My girl has just watched Frozen and is insisting on having a piece of tissue stuffed down the ...

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Autism Advocacy? It’s what we do.

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I decided today to write a list, an explanation if you will on what it means and entails to do what we do.

By we I mean myself and fellow colleague and advocate Fiona Oleary.

It means getting up after having three hours sleep and checking your emails, praying that a media or government body has answered or at least looked at one.

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When a Cashier Went Out of His Way to Help My Child’s Sensory Overload

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To the cashier named Aviv at Tesco Woolwich,

My family and I were having a busy shopping trip. My son who’s autistic was having a difficult time because your store didn’t have the right snacks he wanted. The wrapping was different and he finds change hard.

We had reached the checkout, which you happened to be at, and he experienced a shutdown that was triggered by sensory overload. All the sounds — the freezers buzzing away nearby ...

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5 Reasons I like being Âûtistic

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I am a mother who’s been diagnosed with Asperger’s, and I have autistic children. 

I wrote this account of positives because I believe these are strengths I have. I see too many negatives in the media about autism, so enjoy these positives and see if you recognize yourself or your child.

1. I can hyper focus. I can zero in on every grain of sand as it trickles through my fingers. I see colors brightly and instead of hurrying ...

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Why Parenting Blogs About Autism and Grief Don’t Sit Well With Me

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I am autistic, and I have autistic children — and yes, I get it.

I get that sometimes it can be hard.

I understand that it’s frustrating as a parent not to understand what your child wants, and it can hurt to see your child left out of things by their neurotypical peers.

I used to feel like that. It would sadden me to think that my son couldn’t attend a birthday party without having violent meltdowns ...

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How to tell your kids they’re Âûtistic

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When our children are diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum, we go through so many different emotions, such as relief as we realize we were right and think that they may now get more help. We will later discover how hard we have to fight for it! We know our children are quirky and willful, and we believe they are perfect.

But how do our children feel? How do you tell your own child that he or she is on the spectrum?

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