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About 95 Frames per Second

This blog is about my caring journey, looking after family members with high functioning autism / aspergers, multiple sclerosis, getting older, etc. in the midst of trying to function normally. Hopefully along the way you will find my experiences useful. 95 frames per second is roughly the frame rate life runs at.

17. The negative connotations of Autism

My beautiful niece is now ensconced at boarding school, thanks to a few amazing people who believed in her and fought for her to get there.  Prior to making an application to the school, I went to see the Deputy … Continue reading

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16. The Services (or lack of)

While my sister pays for a private company to clean for her, my elderly mother relies on contractors assigned by the council. Both offer an equally varied service. Last week the cleaner my sister had only cleaned half of the … Continue reading

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17. Capability for Work questionnaire

I have been unable to write for a few months now, due to the emotional strain of having to fight through a number of events that have hit my family.  Writing a blog has been the last thing on my … Continue reading

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16. Theory of Mind

We took the son of a family friend I grew up with, who now lives abroad, out today.  Being Easter Monday it was great to drive through parts of London that are normally out of bounds.  However, most events require … Continue reading

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15. A beautiful experience

My niece became a teen this year. Last night she asked me to take her shopping as she needed a green t-shirt for her school’s forthcoming cross country event.  As bright green is not fashionable this year we eventually found … Continue reading

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14. Encounters at the School Gate

This is such a strange time of year for Year 6 primary school parents. January in the UK is roughly the time when the independent schools inform parents if their little darlings have been granted a school place and March … Continue reading

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13. Christmas & autism

I love Christmas. The Christmas tree lights give the home a different dimension. In my family it is a time to indulge in the rich traditional foods my sister and I grew up with, much of which we would not … Continue reading

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