Autism: A moment in their shoes

Autism: A moment in their shoes

A mother’s take on understanding autism 11.40am, Wednesday 6 February Marlene walked into her kitchen to prepare lunch for her son. The fingers of her right hand stiffened. She flexed them, but within seconds her hand fell limp at her side. A primal scream evolved, with tones of a different language, unknown to her. Her son’s […]

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Hope: a true story (part 2)

Hope: a true story (part 2)

The true story of a woman’s lifelong search for her mother Told by G J Marshall on behalf of a friend We sat at her worn but clean sitting-room where framed photographs vied for space with little ornaments. A nest of tables with a lace doily crouched between us. Pushing a plate of chocolate digestives […]

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