Friends, Festivals and FOMO | heathl2013


It is ten months since I wrote my son’s eighteenth birthday blog. In it I described, in quite a lot of detail, his journey from diagnosis as a very young child to being on the cusp of adulthood as a young man. It was as much about me as it was him and explained how it felt to bring up a boy with autism and watch him develop and grow as we bumped and dodged the hurdles and the barriers he faced together. I talked of my pride in his achievements and the pleasure we have shared in his progress, along with some of the many difficulties he has faced and how his challenges have challenged us.

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