If you ask me…

Who has had the biggest influence on you?

I try to live my life the way God would want me to.

Which health or social care professional has been most
use to you?

Paediatrician. If she hadn’t diagnosed my boys I would
have thought I was going mad.

If you ran care services in your area what would you do

Demand a bigger budget.

Name one thing that would make your life

A cure for autism.

What three words best describe you?

Sociable, caring, patient.

What event most changed your life?

Becoming a Christian at 16.

What one thing would you ban?


What is your greatest achievement?

Securing a voluntary job with the National Autistic Society
after 15 years at home being a mother.

When were you last angry?

Four days ago when my son had a tantrum and broke the
car’s indicator lever off.

Whom do you most admire?

My friend Sylvia, who raised her own three children and three
disabled children.

What is the most important lesson you have

To listen. We all need someone to talk to when life gets too

What do you want for Christmas?

Respite care for my 10-year-old son but as there is no chance of
that I’d love a befriender from the National Autistic



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