In The Spotlight

Just a few places where I have been featured.

Living & Loving Magazine June 2018

So honoured to have been featured in the Living & Loving Magazine for a second time ...
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Special Kids RSA

Our family has been featured on Special Kids RSA! ...
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Living & Loving Magazine May 2006

Throwback to 12 years ago this month when my journey to help Savannah to communicate began. We have come so far in this time ...
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Carte Blanche: Voice Banks

I am fortunate to work in a career whereby we get to change lives every single day. Thank you to my colleagues at Inclusive Solutions and to all the amazing professionals who I work with. A special salute to the community of people who use an AAC. You teach me so much about really matters in life. If you missed the story on Carte Blanche, you can watch it here: Voice Bank ...
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Won the Best Inspirational Blogger Award for 2017

On the 6th April I was announced as SA Mommy Blogger’s Best Inspirational Blogger. It is was reward enough to be recognised and I had no expectation of receiving anything else. But to my delight, goodness keeps coming my way. Jacqui Bester from the blog One Messy Mama and the organiser of the SA Mommy Blogger Awards, informed me that I have been rewarded a set of wine glass trinkets from Muppie Lounge. Something pretty to dress the wine glasses that will hold the beautiful Deetlefs wine. I have also ...
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The Post Newspaper Feature – Families raising autistic kids, adults need support

While the world dedicates April to Autism Awareness in our house everyday is Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance. That is the message we spread. We are humbled to be featured on The Post newspaper today to share Savannah’s journey as an autistic person. It is with deep respect for the autistic journey that we hope other families will be inspired. Please note as a family our personal preference is not to use the term Autistic Spectrum Disorder but we prefer to say that Savannah is autistic. We only have so ...
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A Day in the Life of a Mum to a Child with Special Needs

I’m honoured to be featured by The Non-Adventures of a Stay-at-Home Mum. This is just a normal day for us and doesn’t take into account unexpected events or big new adventures like Mrs South Africa 2018. Get a better browser! Read more ...
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Jozi4Autism Main Speaker

Join me on the 25th of March 2018 at the Johannesburg Zoo where I’ll be helping you to understand the power of communication for the autistic community. “Our speaker is superwoman Desirae Pillay – mother to an autistic adult daughter, assistive technology advisor at Inclusive Solutions and AAC advocate. This talk will inspire you and change your perception of autism and communication.” – Jozi4Autism Buy your tickets here. Get a better browser! ...
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Named as a South African to Watch for 2018

I’m honoured and humbled to be featured by #SABloggers. Thank you for selecting me as a South African to watch and thank you Simone Gobin for the article. Get a better browser! ...
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