Never Knowing Why

How can he be undiagnosed? Didn’t you say that he has autism and epilepsy? Isn’t Global Development Delay a diagnosis? Have they not carried out tests? Isn’t it a good thing that nothing has been found? The well-intended questions above are admittedly slightly draining at times. They are also the reason why this Undiagnosed Children’s… Continue reading Never Knowing Why

Is It A Seizure?

Epilepsy is a condition estimated to affect more than 500,000 people in the UK, including my 5 year old son Brody.   Brody’s epilepsy makes me question a lot of things. The smallest of movements, memories pre-diagnosis and even laughter. It can really play on your mind when you’re not sure if something is a… Continue reading Is It A Seizure?

Our Autism

There’s that saying you’ve no doubt heard…   “you meet one person with autism; you meet one person with autism”.   Sometimes I think that only those who really know someone with autism get how little others understand this.   That not everyone who has autism has the same symptoms or traits.    That just… Continue reading Our Autism