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Autism Awareness Month Blog Hop and Giveaway – April 2018

Autism Fact:

Only 16% of autistic adults in the UK are in full-time paid employment and only 32% are in some kind of paid work.

 

I’m delighted to be taking part in the annual Autism Awareness Month Blog Hop organised by RJ Scott.

Many thanks to RJ for inviting me to take part in this event to raise awareness.

 

Every Child Matters!

I’m dedicating this post to my nephew, Daniel.

He was diagnosed with autism when he was two.

He’s now fifteen and has attended a wonderful school for children with special needs since he was eleven.

 

Based on the school’s learning policy these are my hopes for Daniel and other children with autism.

 

I hope they are taught within a creative, nurturing environment.

I hope they receive an enriching educational experience.

I hope they have the opportunity to develop a sense of personal-worth and confidence.

I hope they develop self-esteem.

I hope they fulfil their academic potential.

I hope they develop the independence skills they require to move confidently into the next phase of their lifelong learning pathway.

I hope they develop an awareness of themselves as individuals.

I hope they learn how to make knowledgeable and balanced lifestyle choices.

I hope they recognise and achieve their own personal goals and thrive within a global community.

I hope they become successful, independent citizens.

 

Giveaway

I’m offering a choice of ebook from my back catalogue as a prize to one winner.

Comment on this post and enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway.

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AND THE WINNER IS…

Pat M

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About Lily G Blunt - Gay Book Promotions

About the Author Lily G. Blunt enjoys writing contemporary gay romance and paranormal stories. She loves to explore the relationship between two or more men and the intensity of their physical and emotional attraction. Angst often features in her stories as she feels this demonstrates the depth of feelings between them. Lily is often inspired by the lyrics to songs and is forever writing imaginary scenes and plots in her head. Only a few of these ever make their way to the page. Lily reviews for several blogs and has recently launched Gay Book Promotions, an online book promotion service for authors of LGBT+ romance and fiction. She loves to hear from readers and other authors. You can find her contact information and social media links at https://lilygblunt.wordpress.com and http://gaybookpromotions.wordpress.com

8 responses

  1. My sister teaches special ed. It takes a strong, special person to do this

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  2. Thank you for taking part in the blog hop, Lily!

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  3. I am so enjoying reading all of the blog posts this year. I’m really learning a lot about something autism and hope that it’s helping me to be a more patient and tolerant person..

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  4. nice to participate

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  5. I wish Daniel well, too!

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  6. Thank you for taking part in the hop! I hope those list of hopes become a reality and I wish Daniel all the best.

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