Today, 28th February 2019 is Rare Disease Day, a day where people with rare diseases are celebrated as well as raising awareness and improving knowledge of rare diseases.
Megan, aged 19 has a personal blog on Facebook called: “It’s okay to be different”. Being autistic, struggling with speech and language and suffering from anxiety. Megan discusses her personal experiences but in a positive way.
On Sunday 10th February, we visited the Natural History Museum,located in London for the Dawnosaurs event. This was a free event for parent/carers and children on the autism spectrum aged 5-15.
I always do a countdown for my son in the lead up to any school holiday because he has a poor perception of time, understanding of the seasons and days of the week. If it has no relevance to him, then he is not interested. This particular half-term has led to more confusion as although his half term holiday has already started, in other counties some children are off school next week.
The most practical way for me to find love was through online dating. I had no time to be out in the clubs or any other traditional way to find a partner. Personally, for me, I was upfront with mentioning that I have a son who is on the autism spectrum.