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Kirsty Russell
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Blogging and writing and living and loving!

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One of my favourite sessions from APAC17 was Peter Vermeulan’s presentation on autism and happiness. Peter is a co-director at Autisme Centraal in Belgium, a centre for training and expertise in autism, where they seek to bridge the gap between the…
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APAC17 was held in Sydney last week and I wanted to provide a quick summary of the sessions I attended for those who couldn’t make it. The first keynote of the conference was from June Riemer (First Peoples Disability Network) and Lee Casucelli (Positive…
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I'll be walking for autism next week. Please help me raise funds for Autism Spectrum Australia and make my efforts worthwhile!!!!
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Hosting an autism inclusive party is easier than you think. It all comes down to planning, preparation and communication in the lead up to the event. Check out these practical tips for making your next party an inclusive one for all.
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Autism touches every part of daily life. While there are positives, autism also brings with it many challenges which can make everything seem so hard.
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A guest post I wrote for +Lisa Lightner detailing 7 ways you can find positives as a special needs parent #specialneeds   #parenting   #positives  
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Giveaway! Check out my review of the Licetec V-Comb and find out how you could win a unit of your very own #headlice   #LicetecVComb   #review   #giveaway  
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My son is heading off to high school next year so developing his life skills and independence is high on my agenda. But how do you trust your instincts when special needs are thrown into the mix? Here's a reminder that your instincts can usually be trusted.
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Do you remember when you were first drunk with alcohol? Me neither. But I do recall the various times I was first dunk with different emotions. What about you? #imustconfess
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We're currently in the process of getting our son ready for high school - can you believe that? While the transition from primary to high school is a challenge for most kids, those with special needs require a lot more attention in the lead up to the move. Here are some of the things we are currently doing to try to give him a positive start.
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