Social media, inclusion and accessibility

Fortunately, we live in an era when it is no longer acceptable to overlook and ignore our social responsibilities when it comes to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Social media plays an increasingly large role in our everyday lives, so it’s important to...

Autism: Not less, but so much more

I’ve often written about the matter-of-fact process of discovering that my twins were autistic – what we did next, how we did it and the support services we were lucky enough to access.  But what I have not yet written about, because, quite frankly, it...
Adult autism diagnoses: Why, what’s the point?

Adult autism diagnoses: Why, what’s the point?

There has been a renewed wave of interest in autism when the spotlight was shone on TV presenter and model Melanie Sykes and TV personality and National Autistic Society ambassador Christine McGuiness, who both recently revealed that they had, in their adult years,...
My Twins, Their Autism and the Diagnosis Process

My Twins, Their Autism and the Diagnosis Process

Our story I had a strong inkling that my daughter was autistic when she was around eighteen months old, and with my son a few months later. They were born prematurely, six weeks early, and until this point, I had put their developmental delays down to this....
My Guest Blog Post for Autism Unravelled

My Guest Blog Post for Autism Unravelled

My Twins, Their Autism and the Diagnosis Process Find the blog post here.   This month the Autism Unravelled Blog has a take-over guest, a parent who has been through the autism diagnostic process twice with her girl and boy twins. We approached Randa, who is the...