First day of school

As a new school year begins, this mother tells the story of her son’s first day at school and how this led to his autism diagnosis.

Photo of boy on his first day at school in the spectrum design

Although we are discouraged from applying labels to children, being diagnosed with autism is not a negative thing when it means having access to support that might otherwise be unavailable, being understood by others and understanding oneself better.

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