Autism, Autistic, Neurodiversity, Neurodivergence - inTune Pathways
About Store inTune Families inTune with PDA Blog Contact Join our mailing list Login

Reflections

 

 

 

 

 

You might be doing it wrong.

Feb 04, 2021

Many parents and educators will often witness behaviour from neurodivergent people and find it baffling or confusing because they’re unable to connect it to a particular and recent event.


...

Continue Reading...

PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) and villains.

Dec 27, 2020
Why do so many children with a PDA autistic profile take on the character of a villain, a bad guy or a monster, werewolf, zombie, anything that seems a disapproved of figure?
 
Because we...
Continue Reading...

Screens, screens, screeeeeens!

Dec 18, 2020
The holiday season isn't only difficult for ND families due to get togethers, the pressures of complying with "special" days, sensory bombardment, rejection due to behaviour and unsolicited advice,...
Continue Reading...

Her behaviour was unacceptable.

Dec 04, 2020

(Shared with permission from my adult daughter.)

 

Cleaning out the shed today, I found a box of things collected since my teens.

I felt such sadness when I found this.

I was 18 when my first...

Continue Reading...

The diversity of resilience.

Dec 04, 2020

Ahhh, resilience.

The word "resilience" and "resilient" sit uncomfortably for me.

I've seen it used for belittling, dismissing, gaslighting, invalidating and bullying more than I've seen it used for...

Continue Reading...

Autistic children, school and burnout.

Dec 04, 2020
Today, Mum (me) has had to tune into one of my little people and exercise my responsibility to hit the skids, so to speak.

My girls love school.

They'd push through absolutely anything to be there.

...
Continue Reading...

Autism & Addiction: My Story

Dec 04, 2020
CW: Suicidal feelings, addiction.

When you think of a person who is drug and/or alcohol addicted, know that if those layers were peeled away, you might very well discover an autistic person.

Drugs...
Continue Reading...

There is no “Imperfection” in Human Being and Doing

Nov 29, 2020

There is no “imperfection” in human being and doing.

We are all just as we are in the name of diversity; we all serve to teach and learn from one another.

In biodiversity, the forest...

Continue Reading...

Those Children were the Canaries in the Coal Mine

Nov 26, 2020

..and so many of the world's children gradually, slowly but surely, became disengaged and disconnected; never coming out from their safe spaces, no longer connecting with their families.

Built for a...

Continue Reading...

Dealing with my Sensory Sensitivities

Nov 24, 2020

"I love you. And I love you. I love you all. It's not anyone's fault that Mummy is upset. It's because I'm autistic, and I've had to touch kiwi fruit and mandarines and the juice has got on my skin...

Continue Reading...
Close

50% Complete

Join Our Mailing List to read Kristy's weekly musings, find out about our monthly webinars & programme launches and events.

We hate spam and promise not to do this to you. We will also never share your details with anyone.