Chloe-Mairead Donnelly has a remarkable inspirational story that will inspire anyone who is dealing with adversity.
Losing her mum at an early age, wrestling with guilt and grief, then being diagnosed with ADHD and later being told she was autistic. Read about her remarkable story, how she became a language whizz and why she sees ADHD and autism as her ‘superpowers’
'Aww but isn't she pretty!' What so autistic kids can't be pretty or handsome.?🤬
1. He/she will get used to it/grow out of it.
2. Do they understand what you are saying to them?
3. Are they good at maths?
4. You would never be able to tell!
These were in no particular order am sure there are more that don’t come to mind right now.
He doesn't look autistic 😡
1) You/they just need to try harder.
2) 'We will support your child' (and the support never happens).
Hearing a profissional talking about autism and saying “children with autism” or “adults with autism”…
Another “Do you need a translator?” (No I don’t I speak clearly English I just need time to process the question) 🙄
“All children do that”
"Back in my day, it didn't exist"
Well neither did gay marriage, hundreds of laws that makes the country safer or a smartphone but you know...
Things change we learn more and why should people suffer now because (unfortunately) autistic people did in the past.
Using a "baby voice" to talk to my 12 year old 😡
I dont like it when ppl Say you dont look autistic or even look adhd 🙄 but I often respond with "well you dont look ignorant but you are "