Tag Archives: autistic child

Harmless childhood fantasy or blatant lying?

8 Mar

Daily Prompt: The Tooth Fairy (or Easter Bunny, or Santa Claus . . .): a fun and harmless fiction, or a pointless justification for lying to children?

Is it all harmless? I bet you know what I am going to say…. Continue reading

Advertisements

Don’t take it personally!

25 Jan

Its difficult when you are a teacher, to sometimes step away from the vehicle, look and survey the situation from afar, and make a balanced judgement. We teachers take everything to heart. We care about all our students, and care that they are happy, and achieving to the level we know they are capable of. 

So when one decides to take a personal vendetta on you it is really hard to step back and say ‘it’s not me, he doesn’t hate me really’. But we must learn to do this.  Continue reading

Funny with Food

10 Jan

Today’s daily prompt was probably meant to be about ice cream. BUT, it made me think about all the odd eating habits that can be found in children with autism. 

Due to heightened sensory issues in children with autism, It is not unusual for them to adopt strange eating habits.  Continue reading

Weekly Writing Challenge: A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words.

5 Nov

I will tackle this challenge from an autistic child’s point of view, how I think they might interpret this image.

Continue reading

Weekly Writing Challenge: My Autistic Lense

14 Oct

This weeks writing challenge tells us to try something completely different. So what I have done is written a poem, from the eyes of an autistic child. I am trying to imagine what the world must look like from their point of view. Continue reading