Monthly Archives: April 2012

From Violetsdiary – A message to my Son if he ever says ‘I Wish I didn’t Have Aspergers’ #autismpositivity2012

What I Would Say To B if he ever says to me ‘I Wish I didn’t have aspergers’ Why do you wish you didn’t have aspergers? aspergers is part of you. It is part of what makes you You. you … Continue reading

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Violets Diary to ‘I Wish I didn’t have Aspergers’ #autismpositivity2012

A post for ‘I Wish I didn’t have aspergers’ This is to share a story about my beautiful, bright, kind and determined 11 yo boy who has aspergers.  He is also visually impaired.  Whilst those two things may pose challenges, … Continue reading

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Soft or Hard?

The answer is Hard! I haven’t posted anything for a bit because time has been rather taken over with various exciting family challenges and decisions over the last few days. The particular focus of this post is on the issue of … Continue reading

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Asperger’s and Visual Imapirment

In my previous post I mentioned that I grew up in a family of visually impaired people and my husband and I both went to special schools for visually impaired children.  For us being visually impaired is ‘normal’.  As my … Continue reading

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Introducing Violet

A short post to introduce Violet. Violet has some stories to tell, experiences to share and may sometimes want to air her views about issues. Violet has been visually impaired all her life and has grown up in a family … Continue reading

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Should I or Shouldn’t I?

I have had some interesting discussions with some little people over the last couple of days about the reasons for writing this blog and how we share information. It boils down to the fact that they are not entirely happy … Continue reading

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I Want A Car.

by cmbpanda Jump, jump I want a car, I want a car, Daddy, please can we have a car? An Aston Martin DB7 or a Porsche 911 I’ve looked on E-bay, They’re putting in bids We could get a Mercedes … Continue reading

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Inclusion or Not – That is the Question!

This is going to be a bit of philosophising post. Less about our family and more about my feelings and debates about decisions. As a disabled person my values and beliefs are very much based on ‘the social model’ of … Continue reading

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Happy Families

Well, we are back from the (not so) frozen north.  So much has happened and I have so many things I want to share and discuss that it’s impossible to decide what to share first and how to organise it … Continue reading

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Our fantastic day

This is going to be a very quick entry because we are on holiday in the Lake District and the wifi access in the hotel is not great. Also I’m using my phone to type. Whilst I love my phone … Continue reading

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