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Posts Tagged 'Autism'

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

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