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Reasonable Adjustments Returned My Joy in Pregnancy
I am autistic. I did not think being autistic would make much difference on my experience of being pregnant. I was humbled to learn otherwise. I am fairly typical of a generation of women who are being diagnosed as autistic in adulthood. Of course, autism is a spectrum, so everyone’s experience will be slightly different.
About Author: Joanna Grace
Joanna Grace is a Sensory Engagement and Inclusion Specialist and founder of The Sensory Projects. Her Twitter: @Jo3Grace. Her son recently became the UK’s youngest author when Routledge published his book, My Mummy Is Autistic, with a foreword by Chris Packham. Joanna’s own book, The Subtle Spectrum, also by Routledge, is due for publication this year. View all posts by Joanna Grace