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My autistic son made me see the season anew – a Christmas tree is not a fish! | Life and style | The Guardian

There were no visits to meet Santa in his grotto, no dragging the kids around the shops, no big pub lunches with friends and their children. Instead, there was walking in quiet, thickly frosted nature Source: My autistic son made me see the season anew – a Christmas tree is not a fish! | Life […]

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Autism Didn’t Ruin That Event. My Own Expectations Did. – Not an Autism Mom

Keeping their needs in mind   A few months ago, I watched a home video on Facebook. It really disturbed me, and to this day, it still weighs on my mind. It was Christmas time, and the family was gathered in Grandma’s living room. There were untouchable trinkets EVERYWHERE (because, well, it’s Grandma’s house). Santa […]