Michelle is a 58 year old mother of twins... a boy and a girl... her son has Autism/ Epilepsy/Intellectual impairment... her daughter is not affected. They are IVF twins- a blessing after a long four year process. She writes about their journey so she can “convert” the unconverted to better understand what Autism entails and its associated difficulties shown in a positive light, for this is how they live their life.
His afternoon bus approaches…. I can see him through the window; he’s rocking backwards and forwards… he’s biting his left hand angrily… something is upsetting his balance. I slide open the door of the mini bus and he’s looking at me, talking with his eyes. I undo his seat belt and he’s angry … I