A Dad's Perspective

Matt Davis blogs about his fourteen year old son Isaac who was diagnosed with autism just after his third birthday.
June, 2022
Time was, life with Isaac felt like having the scary multi-shaped components of a gigantic IKEA flatpack kitchen that I needed to construct. Scrolls of instructions and thousands of
August, 2021
“It’s a totally cloudy day, thank you, thank you!!” boomed Isaac, reborn in the middle of the road, arms aloft, awakened by the angels of the gloomy skies. Preaching,
April, 2021
It’s essentially a set of feelings – relief, fear, bewilderment, hope – that douse my memory of Isaac’s diagnosis, such is the power of emotion to burn with an
August, 2020
That timeless parental trigger of “I remember being that age…” has, in terms of Isaac, always been a steer-clear rather than a go-to. I get its usefulness as a

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