I just like flamingos.

From a Fosterer: #Iamnotkellistapleton

A guest post by a foster carer on the attempted murder of Issy Stapleton. It is a plea to parents who need help to seek it – that the stigma … Continue reading

Featured · 1 Comment

What Is Autism?

Taken, with permission, from What is Autism? by Nick Walker of All hyperlinks are my own addition.

Featured · Leave a comment

Drowning Doesn’t Look Dramatic

Perhaps the half-term holidays and Summer may be a rain and hail soaked wash out here in Wales but many of us will still spend time in and around water … Continue reading

23 May, 2014 · 1 Comment

Splatter it White-ish

Autism Awareness Day 2014 started like this in our house:

2 April, 2014 · 8 Comments

Love & Marriage

80% of all marriages where the couple have an autistic child end in divorce…or so the story goes. The truth is somewhat different.

14 February, 2014 · 3 Comments

Thank You Gay People and Legislators

According to Republican politician Susanne Atanus autism is because gay people and because same sex marriage,

23 January, 2014 · 4 Comments

Vaximom: Guggie’s at it again

She’s back, with more kids and badder than ever! Congratulations, Vaximom, on the birth of baby boy number three.

16 January, 2014 · 10 Comments

R and M Williams

A huge part of why I haven’t had two minutes to blog is the upheaval in our house. That and a friend of mine started a not for profit – … Continue reading

27 December, 2013 · 6 Comments

Autistics Speaking Day 2013

The Pwd is a little man of very few words. Of those very few words, this one is my favourite:

1 November, 2013 · 1 Comment


The Pwd has been back at school for about three weeks now. Summer seemed never ending! It was a pretty hot one and, just like his mammy, the Pwd doesn’t … Continue reading

23 September, 2013 · 6 Comments

No Excuses

The day will come when I am no longer able to care for the Pwd. I know that.  What I don’t know are what the circumstances will be that will … Continue reading

19 September, 2013 · 23 Comments

A very short semi-ranty post

No, I haven’t tried any potion, lotion, juice, procedure, diet or milk from exotic beast to try to rid the Pwd of his autism.

5 August, 2013 · 2 Comments

Pwd’s 3 minute and 48 second School Report

First of all, a huge DIOLCH to Derek Bartholomaus, founder of the Anti-Vaccine Body Count.

22 July, 2013 · 9 Comments

Drowning doesn’t look like it does on TV

The weather here in Wales has been glorious these last few days which made me think it’s about time I reposted this. It’s always worth restating that drowning does not … Continue reading

5 June, 2013 · 1 Comment

Guest Post: Autism and Conversational Differences

Apologies for the gaps in posting. We’ve been doing a bit of building work and decorating here and the half term holiday crept up on us and went “BOO!”

31 May, 2013 · Leave a comment

Colin Brewer Update

Vile Cornish Councillor, Colin Brewer, is now under being investigated by the police for matters relating to his hateful comments about children with disabilities. Thank you to everyone who sent … Continue reading

14 May, 2013 · 5 Comments

Report Colin Brewer for Hate Crime

Everyone is talking about the vile Cornwall councillor Colin Brewer.  He’s the piece of excrement that said that disabled children  “should be put down because they cost too much money”

11 May, 2013 · 3 Comments



get e-mail updates

More Autismum


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 827 other followers