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    Samantha MacBride

    Samantha MacBride is a primary school music teacher who lives in Sydney with her husband, teenage sons, and Yoshi, the dog, whom she frequently refers to as Fluff Monster. At the age of seven, Samantha was so disgusted by her friend’s mashed banana and gravy sandwiches that she wrote a 12-page horror story about mashed banana mummies. These days, it’s Samantha’s love of teaching that provides the stimulus for her writing. Samantha enjoys teaching children with autism and has a desire to raise awareness amongst her students of the challenges faced by children with autism, and to encourage them to celebrate the unique perspective a child with autism brings to the classroom.

    Understanding Autism: I See You Now

    Understanding Autism: I See You Now

    He gazed at me through unblinking, dark marbles of rage. The eyes were cold, but his face was red hot …a volcano! Memories of a volcano ripping through the earth’s crust crept into the corner of my mind, as the rest of my brain struggled to understand what was happening. Mum once told me that […]

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