AUTISM FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

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INTERVIEW ABOUT AUTISM WITH ILLONA AND PETER METCALFE

I understand that you have brought up an autistic child – can you tell me a bit about autism?                       

(Illona) Autism is a condition where a person has deficits in communication, imagination and social issues – they lack interaction with other people. If people have two or more of these deficits, they are categorised as being autistic. Our son Aiden has deficits in all three areas so he’s unable to imagine himself in someone else’s position – but having said this, when he was a young child he had periods where he thought he was Peter Pan and he actually fell off of a banister and hurt his head.
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A HEARTWARMING STORY FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

one armed teenagerA 14 year old girl decided to learn karate despite the fact that she had lost her left arm in a devastating car accident. The girl was doing well, so she couldn’t understand why, after six months of training the karate teacher had taught her only a single move.

“Teacher” the girl finally said, “Shouldn’t I be learning more moves?”

“This is the only move you know, but this is the only move you’ll ever need to know,” her teacher replied.

Not quite understanding, but believing in her teacher, the girl kept training.

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HEBDEN BRIDGE WOMAN TALKS ABOUT HER WORK IN FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

INTERVIEW WITH A WOMAN WHO LIVES OUTSIDE HEBDEN BRIDGE

chrisCan you tell me a bit about yourself? I’m not married, I have a long-term partner called Murray and we have got a son called Ruben who is thirteen and has just started in year 9 at school.

Where do you live? I live outside Hebden Bridge at Hardcastle Crags.

What do you do for a living? My first job is working for an organisation called CLOVER LEAF – it provides advocacy support for people who use social care services; so we work with disabled people, older people or sometimes with people who have mental health issues. We aim to give them a voice and a say in the decisions that affect their lives and the support they receive. We also go to meetings with them but we don’t go to court with them as we are not legal advocates.

So in effect you act as a voice for vulnerable people? Yes, but we do also encourage them to be independent.

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BARRY DREW INTERVIEW FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

shamanismThe November edition of From The Horse’s Mouth and contains a very interesting and informative interview with Barry Drew.

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NOVEMBER FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

Dean 1Hello. My November magazine is ready for publication at the end of the month. It is full of interesting interviews with well-known therapists in their field, fun and serious astrology, a letters page, a look at the Child Centre in Keighley and much more!

The magazine itself is free each month and has existed as an e magazine since the start of 2015. It is free to subscribe to and all this means is that you will get a free copy of the magazine emailed to you each month. You can view the magazine at : www.deancharltonmag.com Best Wishes, Dean.

REMINDER OF SHORT STORY COMPETITION FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

from-the-horses-mouthPlease be aware that my free magazine’s short story competition is open until the 30th of November – so if you fancy yourself as an author here’s your chance!

There are three prizes; £100, £50 and £25.

Entries must be in English and no more than 2,500 words and must be sent to: deancharltonmag@gmail.com

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NEWS ABOUT AMMA FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

AmmaAmma:

I was privileged and blessed to gain immense insight into the nature of divine love by a meeting with the Hindu Holy Woman called Amma who ritually takes on Kali and becomes Goddess incarnate. I met her on her visit to London, when a number of individuals within the ethnography attended, who were her devotees. Amma becomes the Goddess Kali in Devi Bhava Darsan. She imparts the unforgettable essence of unconditional love to her devotees, who approach her on their knees to be hugged by her.

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