Rebecca Sharrock

I'm an autistic person who is making a career from writing, public speaking and advocacy work. 

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A Story of Motherly Love
10 months ago
From the moment I entered this world decades ago, I have always had a unique connection to my mother. I would always know when it was her holding me and I instinctively associated her very presence wi...
Childhood Memories of Easter
a year ago
Both Christmas and Easter have an equally important story to celebrate. However when we compare the gift and spending aspects of the two festivities, we generally perceive Easter as being the lesser c...
My First Four Christmases
a year ago
Throughout my childhood, my personal view of Christmas literally changed with every passing year. Yet I’ll begin with my first four which occurred when I was 0-3 years old. On my first Christmas, I wa...
Through the Eyes of a Toddler
a year ago
I’ve previously written a blog called “Through the Eyes of a Newborn.” Now I’ll do the same kind of thing, except for it being about the next phase of my life, which was my toddler years. I’ll begin w...
Learning to Walk
2 years ago
Developing the ability to walk and talk were two of the biggest milestones of my life. As I mentioned in a recent blog I recall practicing vocal sounds almost from the moment I left the womb. Yet the ...
Learning to Talk
2 years ago
It’s well known that children begin to basically talk at around 12 months on average. That’s when a child generally has the mental development, cognitive skills, and has heard enough verbal communicat...