Autism seems to be making it’s way into a lot of news stories lately, it features quite often on Loose Women, This Morning and various daytime TV as well as big brands signing up to ‘Autism Hour’.
The point of all of this is to ‘raise awareness’. I personally hate the term ‘raise awareness’. I generally find that people are either already aware or unaware and ignorant/ it has no place in their life so why bother? Read more →
Last week we had Ollie’s official diagnosis of autism.
I’d known for a while that he has autism but I haven’t said much about it until it was official because if you are a Mom of a child with autism, you’ll be aware that everyone thinks they have autism. So I wasn’t going to be one of these people that goes along with thinking they or their kid has autism.