The following articles were written by me for Autism World magazine.
• Caring For The Carer
Ever wondered why the airline safety demonstration requests you put the oxygen mask on yourself first before you help others? Find out why looking after the ones you love means first looking after yourself.
• Mind Full... or Mindful?
We're all busy people, and there's only so many hours in the day; so where does a busy parent find the time to relax?
• Counselling? You're Soaking In It!
In spite of what you've seen on TV or at the movies, visiting a therapist isn't an admission that you're somehow crazy. In fact, it's quite the opposite.
• When Your Plate Is Too Full
Sure, you know you are stressed. But do you know exactly where that stress is coming from... and, what you can do about it?
What does it take to make us realise that our children need us to take good care of ourselves?
• Pain Into Purpose
Accepting your child's diagnosis can be quite a significant hurdle to jump. But more and more parents are taking Yogi Berra's famous advice: "when you come to the fork in the road... take it."
• After The Diagnosis
A quick rundown of the therapies and interventions available for children.