Friday, March 12, 2010

Living with Autism

My son Matthew is 16 now and has Autism with complex additional needs including moderate to severe learning difficulties. This doesn't mean life is not good, it's just different!!

I tried to capture some of that "difference" in this poem called "The Boy at my Side". It focuses on a phrase that Matthew blurts out from time to time and explores what he might mean by this. Read more...