Achieving Milestones with ASD Children

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Setting out to achieve goals with our ASD children is not always as easy as we would like it to be but can I tell you, the reward when you succeed is amazing. Every day and every week of our journey is a gift as you just don’t know what surprises you will unwrap. It’s…

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A Day In The Life Of Having A Child With Autism

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I sit here after having a day that’s been a phenomenal ride on this journey of ours.  I’ve turned obstacles into opportunities, shed some tears, felt defeated and ended the day knowing I have done the best I can… For many they would say this is a typical day. For us with ASD children it can…

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Changing Perceptions of Autism

In a world filled with change and diversity I feel it’s time to change the views and perceptions of Autism… I believe it is something that can be achieved if we come together as one which will be amazing for everyone living with autism globally… The views of Autism vary due to seeing it through…

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Playing to Win…

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Can I share with you that not everything is about Winning every day. It’s not about having huge triumphs on continuous tap. For me winning is the progress that you make to reach those triumphs. It’s about having the persistence, determination, courage, perseverance, will power, strength, endurance and patience to continue no matter what obstacles…

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Pokemon Go

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Well here I am writing about a topic that has taken the world by storm and created some controversy too… Pokemon have not been anything big in our house although our neurotypical son has some cards that he trades with his friends, so when this new game came out it was of no huge interest…

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Understanding Our Destiny…

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Have you ever considered that where you are, at any given moment in life may be exactly where you are meant to be ? We spend so much time rushing around with busy schedules and trying to keep up with everything that there is little time to stop in the moment, be still and appreciate…

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Together We Can Make A Difference

Together We Can Make A Difference

The autism journey is not for the faint hearted and definately one many would not choose without having greater understanding, but this is not the case for all of us, as this path was chosen for us. It’s a path that has given us a tour guide that will take us places we have never…

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The Value of Communication in Non-Verbal Children…

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Growing up in a world where communication is predominantly verbal your life changes dramatically when your child diagnosed with Autism is non-verbal… You discover how much broader communication is and that there is more ways beyond verbal communication to get your message across to people when you need to…  It also shows us that the…

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Living With The Impact

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The impact of having a child with Autism varies with everyone of us… The question that is asked often and I know I asked myself on many occasions in the early days is how do I live with the impact ?  A question that has so much value to all on this journey, but an…

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Living Life On The Spectrum

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How did the name and logo come to be ?   Living Life On The Spectrum for me was about encompassing everyone who is a part of our journey, as we are all Living Life On The Spectrum if we are connected through someone with Autism… As parents/carers, children, community members and professionals they all…

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