I just had one of those moments, you know the one where you’re sure the whole world is looking at you and not in a good way? “I shouldn’t have said I’ll attack you with my knife, should I?” Eli asks me innocently as we walk back to the house. “Because that was threatening them [...]
I wrote a post, it’s something I haven’t done in a while but I was so moved by a conversation I had with my 8 year old boy with Asperger’s that I didn’t want to trust the beauty of it to the decaying files of uncategorised images I loosely call my memory.
Eli is pretty obsessed with Doctor Who, in autistic terms it’s his special interest. Rather than fighting his desire to live in the Doctor’s universe I’ve chosen to dive in with him, it doesn’t hurt that the show is all shades of awesome.
We have four little gymnasts in our family. These are photos from the display day they had at the end of last year
This term Eli has been going to weekly therapy sessions at a place called The Sensory Gym. Eli has Asperger’s and Sensory Integration Disorder a string of big fancy terms which basically means that he is out of sync with the world around him. He can’t filter sound instead he hears all the noises around [...]