National Children’s Week 2016

National Children’s Week is the 22-30 October 2016 and is a celebration of the rights of children to enjoy their childhood along with demonstrating their skills, talents and abilities… To find out more visit the Children’s Week Council of Australia… Many abilities impact children globally. Autism is one of these, which is why it is…

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National Carers Week 2016

In honour of Carer’s who are at the heart of everything that happens in a family that has a child with Autism. Today I would like to share some valuable information that comes from the heart… With National Carers Week taking place in Australia from the 16-22 October 2o16 I felt it was a great…

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Reducing Mental Health Issues…

With Mental Health Week not too far away I wanted to share with you something I feel needs to be considered more when it comes to the overall well-being of Parents or Carers on the Autism Journey… In today’s world there is more and more people suffering mentally, physically and emotionally from the lifestyle we…

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Thinking or Feeling ?

Heart and Brain Tug-o-War

Have you ever considered how much thinking we do compared to feeling ? Imagine how different life would be if we focused more on feeling with our heart rather than thinking with our brain…  Too often we are consumed with the thoughts in our head, that we forget to acknowledge the feelings that come naturally…

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R U OK ?

When is a good time to say “R U Ok ?”  to a parent of a child with Autism ?  A great question that I will share some thoughts on with you today… Firstly I would like to share a little about ‘R U OK ?’ Day for those who may not know what this…

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Celebrating Father’s Day

With Father’s Day not too far away I wanted to take this opportunity to share a Father’s view on having a child with Autism… When we take a look at the world from where we are sitting we often forget that our views vary especially when it comes to Autism… Our thoughts, feelings and actions…

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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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