My concerns for George’s development started when he was two years old. I had friends with children of a similar age to George and I would always feel a small sense of disappointment when they would tell me stories about the things their little ones were doing and saying. George seemed so far away from these milestones. Why was he different? Eventually, the signs were starting to show; he avoided eye contact, methodically and obsessively lined up his toys and was extremely se
My name is Dani, and I am the mama to two beautiful boys, Noah & Finn. Both diagnosed at three years old with Autism.
It's a word that meant very little to me before, but it's one that has changed our world forever.
I never dreamed the day I became a mother, that I would also become a carer, a therapist, an advocate. I didn't imagine navigating hospital appointments, and conducting therapy sessions. I didn't know I would be learning to sign makaton and communicating in sy
Theo is my second child and from very early on, my husband and I noticed a difference between him and our daughter. It wasn’t anything in particular that we could put our fingers on, but just a feeling we had. At around 16 months old, we started to notice significant differences; Theo wouldn’t respond to his name, he didn’t want to interact, he chose to be by himself a lot and he had little to no eye contact with us. As soon as I read up about autism, I knew that’s what we we