Meet Jackie Pilgrim – Autism USA

Connecting with Jackie Pilgrim – an autistic mother raising an autistic child. Opened my eyes to many things….. We need to listen to autistic adults, we will learn something new and not third hand experience. Autism is a complex neurological condition and a lifelong developmental hidden disability. There are 1:100 people diagnosed in the UK,Continue reading “Meet Jackie Pilgrim – Autism USA”

Autism in the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Community – It’s My Experience

Raising awareness about autism and aspergers has been extremely difficult from the start.  When my son Nathaniel was diagnosed with Autism and Attention Deficiency Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)  in April 2008, he was 5 years old. I knew something was different, but just couldn’t explain it as he did not meet all his milestones. Isolation, beingContinue reading “Autism in the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Community – It’s My Experience”