Autism and hospital visits, how to prepare for success

It’s never fun, especially when it is an emergency and you haven’t had time to prepare.  I recently had to spend a few nights in the emergency department with my son. The first night was out of town, in a Read More …

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Raising Autism Awareness in African Countries

Autism awareness ribbon

Autism awareness in Zimbabwe, like in many African countries, is very low.  This is true not only amongst the general population but also amongst professionals who should be trusted to provide guidance to parents about their child’s development. When children Read More …

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Why You Should Let Your Child Cry

crying boy

Nothing gets a mother’s attention quite like hearing their child cry. She can pick out her child’s cry amongst several other crying children in the middle of a noisy pre-school. She can even distinguish between the cries of her different Read More …

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Proud Special Needs Mama Moments in 2016

Dr Sazini- Canoes near a lake

Today, on this last day of 2016, I look back at the year that is just about to end. What a difference a year makes! I am filled with pride at the many things my two boys, who have autism Read More …

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When judgement is quick and uninformed.

at-supermarket

I am always amazed when people are quick to pronounce a quick judgement on  something they know very little about. Why do people assume they know way more than they actually do? Who are these people anywhere, the ones who Read More …

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