Mother's Asperger's poem strikes a chord on social media

Mother's Asperger's poem strikes a chord on social media
 

In an emotional moment after a couple of very difficult days during the school holidays, Dr Sophie Billington penned a poem about her son Tristan, who has Asperger's syndrome.
"He is wired differently, To you and me, This child of mine," it begins and goes on to explain that, while he can't tie his shoelaces at the age of 11, he understands nanotechnology and genome editing technology.
"He is kind, He is generous But the world judges, Sees only the outbursts and over-reactions."
It was after a series of such outbursts, caused by the change in routine brought about by the... read more

 
27 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 33
Source: BBC
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30