• Ru's weekly autism tip The Gifts of Autism

    When I first got the diagnosis for my son, one of the things that I noticed immediately was the negative language around autism that the professionals used when talking to me about it. "Deficit, Dysfunction, Disorder, even Disease.." the 'd' words that I came to know all too well in those first weeks and months.

  • Ru's weekly autism tip: don't try it alone! build your Tribe!

    Easier said than done i know. Most of us live pretty isolated family lives - you and your spouse (if you have one), the kids, your home - that's it.

    Which is fine until a crisis hits.

    Then you'd better have some people around you.