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Autism PDA

As he cried…

As he cries, As he cried, my chest crumples, crumpled in to itself. My ribs and their contents compress in to one firm ball of paper thin, spiky, cutting silver foil. The pain is sharp and growing and indescribable to someone outside my skin. It’s not the sound, it’s not a choice, it’s a feeling …

Autism PDA

A piece a night…

I have apparently got a condition called PDA, ASD. It means that i appear to be (or actually actively become) extremely lazy – it’s called Demand Avoidance. I seem to be unable to commit to anything. There might be few more letters to throw in to the mix too (ADD, ADHD, SPD – who the …

Autism PDA

Pants on the radiator…

Pants on the radiator… The Boy’s second attempt (or is it third?) at no nappies. “Have you thought about trying him in pants?” says The Boys pre-school key worker. She is nice enough…but seriously. What the flying shitting fuck do you think?!  Are we idiots or are we conscientious parents? Does it seem like we …