There’s a hole in the safety net

I’m delighted to introduce Nikki Brandon who has written her very first blog post, and who has also very kindly agreed to share it with us all as my Guest Blogger. Nikki writes very powerfully about an issue which sadly

70 years of Autism, and what’s changed?

When my mother left Dublin in 1946, just before her 18th birthday, to come to England to start her nursing training, the word “Autism” had only just been invented. Last week, 70 years later, I was delighted and honoured to

How to blog about your children whilst protecting their privacy

Blogging about my children is something I do all the time, and amazingly, they all still talk to me! If you read anything I’ve written about them, I hope you’d get the impression that I’m being completely open, honest and

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