Feelings? 2

April 9, 2012

“Donna Williams gets as close to the autistic mind as anyone is likely for the very reason that she herself is autistic.”  [Anthony Clare, clinical professor of psychiatry, trinity.  College, Dublin] The following story is from her book ‘Nobody Nowhere’ at the point where she was in Scotland searching out other autistics to understand more about herself. Donna is visiting the home of Kath mother to autistic adult Perry. “Kath was a solid […]

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Feelings?

April 9, 2012

Lino and Lourdes Lino has dyspraxia. This pervading low muscle tone affects his mouth & throat making speech very difficult to do. Diapers are also required.   In middle school he was deemed of low intellect.  He was 9 years of age. His mother, a night shift nurse and her son’s daytime home educator knew her son was smart and could learn […]

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Paranormal Dice

January 23, 2012

That afternoon, on Special School  pickup, I was greeted by a brand new sight. My son, 17 year old Marley, was teaching 14 year old Dale, the ipad game, Ludo. His teacher and vice principal were looking on. A year ago, Marley would not have understood any of this… neither the  playing nor the explaining. […]

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Welcome!

October 6, 2010

Welcome to Secrets of Autism No doubt you are here because you heard me speak about the amazing discoveries I have stumbled across on my journey as mother to 18 year old Marley. These include: How the level of harmony at home can be dramatically improved How a child or adult of any age can […]

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