The anonymous authors celebrate and revel in absolute awe and amazement at both their own and their child’s neurodivergence.
Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, side by side together, navigating and Mastering their individual Autistic way of living creating a culture right for them and their Innate Flow. They are successfully achieving this by applying what the authors affectionately like to refer to as the 'Child-Directed Approach' which focusses primarily on strengthening and encouraging Self Care and Innate Flow First. This has been central to finding peace and deep fulfilment in a chaotic world. A world which misinterprets their neurology; blinded by assumption failing to SEE who they really are – even when told.
In addition to being an artist and writer, the author has created and developed a highly successful and liberating program which they also facilitated with astounding outcomes for young and neurodiverse women. The program is based upon a book written by the author who survived; undiagnosed autism, PDA (Demand Avoidance), OCD (Obsessive Compulsive), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity) and chronic illness and family violence, addiction, mental illness, eating disorders, poor body image, self-hate, depression, difficult relationships, financial insecurity, unemployment and struggles with day–to–day living and found their Innate Flow – a way of life right for them.
The author loves and respects their child's autodidactic, and non-conformist, free-thinking, which when encouraged and nurtured supports their child's entrepreneurial learning style – their Working and Learning Innate Flow.
Before making a decision to entirely devote their life to the ongoing quest of aiding and adapting to their child's learning, as well as finding new ways to support their child's diverse needs, they had a successful career.
Of course, there were definite loss and major changes which had to take place, to fully commit to this new way of life moving forward. None of which the author felt was more important than being called to step up to the challenge of fulfilling this new role and their real life's purpose.
To discover their child's and families Innate flow - their Individual Autistic Culture.
Bravely and courageously saying farewell to all that was familiar, was a painfully laborious process that required shedding and detaching from the many different layers of self – unmasking – that the author had identified with for most of their life. The author beautifully describes this as being the catalyst which provided them with the most insight and clarity into who they truly are, but also the only job or accolade worth succeeding at in this life.
This included such things as their love of teaching graphic arts, running their own business, hosting and attending many public speaking seminars and local workshops, and quirky talent and love of appearing in several television commercials.