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Hiring more autistic people in banking makes cents

Posted on July 14th, 2016 · Posted in Aspergers, Charity, Family

Yesterday my son Jules, who’s autistic, opened the London stock exchange. (Now there’s a sentence I never thought I’d write!) He was joining forces with an organisation called Purple who.. read more

Thinking Outside the Neurotypical Box

Posted on June 28th, 2016 · Posted in Aspergers, Family

Earlier this week I posted a piece about my son Julius’ autistic journey from being badly bullied at school to winning a main part in BBC’s medical drama Holby City… read more

Neuordiversity

Posted on June 28th, 2016 · Posted in Aspergers, Family

When my autistic son was nine he came home with a sign sticky-taped to his back saying “Kick me I’m a retard.” Tearing up, he stammered, “The kids call me.. read more

Your comments on The Boy Who Fell to Earth

Posted on April 26th, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, Readers

So many of you have been sharing thoughtful & heartfelt comments with Kathy on Facebook and Twitter about The Boy Who Fell to Earth and your own experiences of living.. read more

The Boy Who Fell to Earth

The Boy Who Fell to Earth – shining a light into the world of autism

Posted on April 12th, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, Family, Writing

As well as being a comedy romance, I do hope The Boy Who Fell to Earth shines a light into the world of autism and helps us all to be.. read more

The Boy Who Fell to Earth

The Boy Who Fell to Earth – a romantic comedy with a pinch of social satire and a soupcon of heartbreak

Posted on April 11th, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, Family, Writing

The paperback of my latest novel The Boy Who Fell to Earth is out today and I’ve been thinking a lot about the best way to describe it. It’s basically.. read more

My Family and other aliens

Posted on March 1st, 2012 · Posted in Aspergers, Family

Aspergers. If onions make you cry, are there vegetables that make you happy? Is a harp just a nude piano? Is a vacuum cleaner a broom with a stomach? Is.. read more