Rachel by RACHEL ROBERTSON As the (proud) parent of an autistic child who is not “normal”, I want to respond to the article “Is my child normal?” In this post mothers were invited to share their children’s unusual behaviour so that other mothers can reassure them that this behaviour is “normal”. Over five hundred people posted a comment on this story within the first few days. I think that sharing stories within a community is important and even healing. What I do... more
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Rachel Robertson is the author of Reaching One Thousand: a story of love, motherhood and autism (Black Inc 2012) and a lecturer in writing at Curtin University. More information: www.rachelrobertson.net.au/blog and http://www.blackincbooks.com/books/reaching-one-thousand.