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Sharon Morris
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Photographer of interesting spaces and faces. Autism advocate on the side.
Photographer of interesting spaces and faces. Autism advocate on the side.

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Research Looking at Strengths.
Most autism related research focusses understandably on the disabling aspects of the condition, however this recent, albeit small, study focusses on strengths. I certainly observe these characteristics in the spectrum kids I know. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.go...

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Mind Map.
If your teacher and child's aides are open to ideas on how best to support your child, and let's face it they should be, this mind map provides a really useful list of strategies to keep in mind. Although it's been designed with PDA (Pathalogical Demand Avo...

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Do You Know What PDA is?
This particular aspect of the autism spectrum is not widely acknowledged beyond the UK, yet as a parent who lives with a kid who fits the description perfectly, I'd like to see wider acknowledgement. http://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/pda.aspx  

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In The Beginning.
This is the first post I wrote. After a long time away from blogging it was quite the experience re reading posts from the last 7 years. What a journey. And what an astounding thing to recall that at 10 months of age I'd been reading about autism and ADHD, ...

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In The Beginning.
After quite a ing break from blogging I used some spare moment today to scroll through old posts. It's  quite the experience to read back through the journey with autism to date. But what really struck me was the very first post I wrote. Way before the A wo...

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Autism Specific School for Perth?
I live in a large and prosperous state, yet we do not have a school dedicated to teaching kids on the autism spectrum. I know some awesome parents who are rallying to change that. If you want to show them some support you can join the FB page to stay up to ...
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