New Website created by Mothers for Parents of Children on the Spectrum “Autism: In Our Own Words”

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New Website created by Mothers for Parents of Children on the Spectrum “Autism: In Our Own Words”

Autism Aspergers Sensory ProcessingI am in awe of this amazing commitment by this inspiring group of five mothers who are reaching out to help and assist families with children on the spectrum. I have many words to describe these women; real, honest, big hearts, funny, encouraging  and genuine and I am very happy to say and honoured to have met in real life over the last year, through the blogging community.

Each of them lives and breathes their motherhood journey with a child and some with more than one child on the spectrum. Having a diagnosed child in today’s society which has great advances in many areas of life, yet they are still overlooked, under funded and we continue to try an educate all children the same. This is not  working and with more diagnosed cases, the red tape, the loop holes and the  little help available is not all forthcoming. YOU have to fight all the way and these women have been fighting for their children for a long time. They have learnt, researched and I’m sure cried many tears in finding out what they can do for their child on the spectrum. Join them on their journey it may make your journey a little easier knowing these mothers are here to support you. They will vent with you, cry with you and always be there with a hug and a kind word.

Meet The Mothers behind “Autism : In Our own Words”

A brief bio on the wonderful mothers, I am confident  you will be able to relate to what they say and what they have to offer. The website launches on April 28th 2012 and their Facebook Page is up and running head over and Like for their updates, tips and their daily stories.

Kate blogs at Kate Says Stuff, a space where she writes about family life with four children and a Supertrucker husband. Autism: In Our Own Words came about as a direct result of the care and support she received from the Australian blogosphere during that challenging time, and the hope that other families might find the same support, ideas and reassurance as she did. You can also find Kate on Twitter and Facebook.

Renee blogs at About a Bugg; a place where she shares her life and lessons learned raising her amazing, beautiful daughter Poss who has Aspergers. When she’s not blogging or attending therapy appointments, Renee works in corporate and digital communications, is married to a very patient and adoring man and is trying to finish her degree. She can almost always be found on Twitter.

Suz blogs about her family’s autism adventure at The I Love You Song and about other dreams, reality and inspiration at Segovia. She loves baking and running in equal measure. Suz is so very excited to be a contributor to Autism: In Our Own Words and to have the opportunity to further connect with parents in the autism community. You can find her on Twitter.

 Marita blogs at Stuff With Thing about life, the universe and autism. Mother of two kids on the autism spectrum, she wishes she could afford to keep her hair pink all the time. You can catch her on Twitter and Facebook as well.

Twitchy is currently a SAHM, seeing her youngest settle into school and loving helping out the class with morning reading. In a previous life she was paid to be a PA to bigwigs, later working with words and pictures in the advertising and marketing industry. You can find Twitchy at the Twitchy Corner as well as Facebook and Twitter.

“Autism: In Our Own Words” 

There  are so many endless possibilities in assisting children on the spectrum and  I believe that these mothers are a powerful source joining their voices together and sharing what they experience, why they have learnt and more importantly how they feel and how their children feel.

I hope to be part of their new journey and look forward to helping in any way I can.

Well done and giant hugs to you Kate, Renee, Suz, Marita and Twitchy.

Love

Nathalie x

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Nathalie Brown

Child Behaviour Consultant at Easy Peasy Kids
Child Behaviourist and researcher. Creator of "Less tantrums. More smiles". I look at the bigger picture and think outside the box when working with children and their behaviour. Their world is different. As adults we sometimes forget this. Happiness Creator in my spare time. Eater of chocolate and cake.

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Comments

  1. Thanks so much for sharing Nat. We are really looking forward to sharing our stories and hearing everyone else’s. Personally, I am loving working with these amazing woman and learning all I can from them!

  2. What Renee said. Thank you so much Nathalie for your enthusiastic support. We aim not only to have a place for our own voices but a place for other voices in the world of the spectrum too. So far the response has been overwhelming and overwhelmingly positive and the website doesn’t launch until Friday! Looks like many are aching to share and be heard. xxx

    • It is such a brilliant idea to have all of you come together, I’m over the moon and wish you all the best on this new journey which will help so many Nx

  3. Nat, thank you for featuring us in this way, it’s generous
    and wonderful, just like you. I am feeling very emotional about going on this journey with the other girls…..blessing, opportunity, honor, challenge. All I know is that I feel like I have a whole little extra set of wings by us being joined up in this way. So much is possible and it is wonderful to have you cheering us on xoxo

    • It will be a journey and a journey shared with the amazing team you all are will be a good journey, so pleased for all of you Nx

  4. I love that these ladies identified a gap and with such a burning passion to help others have filled it so beautifully. I’d recommend it to anyone whose child had been diagnosed.

  5. Thankyou so much Nat <3

    I am just overwhelmed at the support we've been shown. Obviously this space is greatly needed for families like ours.

    xox

  6. Katie says:

    I’m so glad this site has been set up as my 20mo will be assessed for an ASD next month. I also follow some of the bloggers already and love their insight. Target

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