Unusual – a reflection on my childhood as an unidentified autistic

By Nicky Vere-Compton CW: bullying, trauma Image by Lisa Baird from Pixabay  My account of the legacy of my schooldays begins with an overview of my family. An Autistic child of Autistic parents, none of us knew we were. Our Autism escaped us, but we knew there was something about us, so we settled on unusual. Unusual became … Continue reading Unusual – a reflection on my childhood as an unidentified autistic

This is Us – A Field Guide to Listening to Autistic Advice

Author: Nanny Aut When autistics venture into autistic support forums or education forums for parents, you often hear the same refrains. We are portrayed as unempathetic, judgemental and bullying, when nothing could be farther from the truth. A lot of us are parents, and a lot of us care for the welfare of other autistic … Continue reading This is Us – A Field Guide to Listening to Autistic Advice