Thank you for all your comments re the story of ‘he’. If anyone would like updates please DM or email and I will send them out privately by email if that is ok. Tweet


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Decided to do a late night update for those of you kind enough to read the earlier two blogs about ‘He’ my son who has vanished courtesy of Cornwall Children’s Dept. Thanks for all your messages of support and disbelief, I am glad it is not just I who is left speechless at Cornwall’s actions. It is nearly 11pm and I am still none the wiser. ‘He’ is ? With [...]


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‘He’ the saga continues. I think I may have landed on another planet? That or the world has been taken over by craziness third option is I have gone mad. Maybe after reading this some kind soul may tell me? Perhaps I am over reacting? ‘He’ has been successfully placed in a bed and breakfast, by a kindly PSCO. Had it not been for him and his concerns over a [...]


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I like the idea of a blog, I can write whatever I think and feel right?  This is a short blog, it is the story of my son. I won’t take up too much of your time. It should come with a warning but it doesn’t because it’s true. ‘He’ (pointless naming him) he has been largely ignored and invisible all his life so nameless is pretty appropriate. He was [...]


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Imagine……..please try……a dark underwater stormy world. Winds whip up the water to a dark murkiness with zero visibility. Currents so strong they drag your body like a dishevelled rag doll tumbling into the black hole beneath, whilst your senses pick up every splash, hum and drip like it was electric. Pain surges through your body but you have no idea what hurts and why? In the vague distance you can [...]


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f(#WRB + #DLA) ± #DSM5 ≡ http://bit.ly/Ag6erG ∀ #ASD ∴ #STOPDSM ℚ x #SPARTACUS “A function of Welfare Reform Bill and DLA changes with or without DSM5 is equivalent to chaos for ASD therefore stop DSM5 real numbers mean the spartacus report” Tweet


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Thanks to my loyal friend Temazepam I had a wonderful night’s sleep last night, not that the ATOS Dr would care. When he asked me if I had trouble sleeping and I proudly produced my ‘evidence’ box of Temazepam with prescription (which presumably means yes I have problems which is why I am on these!), he without hesitation replied ‘ Good you don’t have sleeping problems now then ….ticking the [...]


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It made me sad to see Consultant Child Psychiatrist sadly nod his head and remark that perhaps school is not the best place for a child presumed protected by a Statement of Special Educational Needs. Having had 5 children on the Autism Spectrum and battled to get them all through school successfully (thanks to two old school headteachers who actually cared) it is very disappointing that my youngest son has [...]


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Today I am off yet again to see the Consultant Child Psychiatrist with my two youngest sons now young men. It will probably be one of their last visits as ‘transition to Adult Services’ keeps getting gently mentioned. I am not sure how I feel about this (nothing new there then!) perhaps a little sad that for the first time in 30yrs I no longer have any ‘kids’ to watch [...]


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What happens in May 2013? If I said DSM5 is published, does that mean anything? DSM5 is a manual that diagnosticians and clinicians base their diagnosis on. The American Psychiatrists Association publish DSM. Currently we are using DSM4. DSM4 is a manual of the diagnostic criteria for Classic Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, AD/HD, ODD …. and other Mental Disorders. Now I know what you may probably be thinking, Autism is NOT [...]


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