Autistic Nuances; A personal perspective

This month I wanted to write something a little different.April is a month of โ€˜Autism Awarenessโ€™ campaigns; the good, the bad and theconfusingly misguided. I am fully behind those who call for this month to beabout acceptance not awareness. I hope celebration will follow, and then, oneday, maybe our society and culture will function inContinue reading “Autistic Nuances; A personal perspective”

Playful Communication Part 3: Wordplay

Previously Iโ€™ve written about the importance of recognising and valuing different forms of communication and the need for us to allow for expressive as well as functional communication. In this piece Iโ€™m going to take a specific look at language as a form of expressive communication and in particular what this can look like inContinue reading “Playful Communication Part 3: Wordplay”