Monthly Archives: July 2016

2. The Diagnosis

Seven months ago my sister and I were given an informal diagnosis, derived from an *AD-I undertaken by a psychiatrist from our local Child Development team, that my 12 year old niece was on the autistic spectrum.  My sister looked … Continue reading

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1. Labels, Labels, Labels

Nearly 10 years ago I was first labelled as a Carer, even though it was something I had been doing for most of my life since I was pre-teen.  It was expected in my family that the eldest child looked … Continue reading

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