Embracing Neurodiversity: Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month 2024

Autism Acceptance Month 2024

Introduction: April shines a spotlight on a vital cause, marking Autism Acceptance Month, a time dedicated to fostering understanding, acceptance, and celebration of the neurodiverse community. Gone are the days when awareness alone was the goal; the shift towards acceptance emphasizes the importance of recognizing and valuing individuals with autism for who they are, celebrating their unique contributions to society. …

A Powerful Poem

This is a great reminder of what is not always visible. Even therapists and caretakers need reminders of what people with ASD might be going through. Thank you, Ava. A powerful Description of being autistic by This beautiful little Girl Congratulations to 12-year-old secondary school student Ava who has won a national poetry competition with her entry about living with …

The Power of Play

“Play is a child’s work and this is not a trivial pursuit.” – Alfred Adler While it may look like all fun and games to most adults, childhood play contains a great deal of learning and hard work. When children are playing, they are learning about themselves and the world around them. They are learning language, how to build and …