Autism and Support Archive

Emotions and mother’s guilt

    So I’m having some pretty weird emotions right now. I’m not one to express myself very visually, some (Joe) even says I can be quite ice queen-esque, rarely showing my true feelings for …

Autism and lining up objects

As you know, Jude has a habit of lining up objects. Everyone kind of laughs and knows it’s an autistic trait but wouldn’t it be fascinating to understand why children (or adults) feel compelled to …

Transition meeting

This morning I attended a transition meeting at Jude’s new school.   I love calling it his new school, makes it feel so official!   My emotions were running away with me a bit; I …

Freak outs

How do you cope when your child completely loses it?   Jude has done this twice in the car in the last month and it’s just awful. The first time, I was on my own …

Dinner with a Jude

Following last week’s rather irate insistence that the council finally send on the necessary documents (a month later than they could have) to Jude’s new school, I thought I’d document Jude’s final couple of weeks …