Moments of laughter with Karan

Guest post by Adita Divecha, Karan's mother Looking after a child with special needs - especially one who is diagnosed as 'low functioning' on the autism spectrum - is quite a challenge. There are so many things that come up on a day-to-day basis that leave you confused, angry and helpless. At times the whole … Continue reading Moments of laughter with Karan

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Do you think autistic children know what death means?

That's a question I asked myself again and again and again when my Gappa (my mother's father; I call him Gappa as my child-self couldn't pronounce Grandpappa properly and the name stuck) passed away last year. Did Karan know, or understand that his grandfather was no more? Death is a difficult concept for me to … Continue reading Do you think autistic children know what death means?