Weekend Reading: The Autism In Our Midst

This week is Autism Acceptance Week, and wherever I look, people are talking about autism. As an autistic person myself, it’s actually quite disconcerting. But a lot of it is positive, because the books and videos and blogposts and all the other things are increasingly coming from autistic people themselves. That’s new – even just … More Weekend Reading: The Autism In Our Midst

Happy World Book Day!

Today is World Book Day! In my house it’s an annual exercise in trying to figure out how to wear a costume without actually wearing a costume, since my son is allergic to dressing up. Past ‘costumes’ have included George from ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ (normal clothes with wooden spoon); Harry Potter Before Hogwarts (normal clothes, … More Happy World Book Day!