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This is my story

This is my story

When I was 18 years old I had my daughter Savannah. Being a teenage unmarried mother was deeply traumatic; but learning that Savannah was diagnosed with cerebral palsy was even more so. It was a torrid period in my life. I was married and divorced […]

Jozi4Autism Main Speaker

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 […]

This Is What I Do

This Is What I Do

Over the years I have been asked to write my story but there never seemed to be a right time or enough time. Recently my eldest daughter Savannah (autistic, is a person with cerebral palsy and a few other medical conditions) has been diagnosed with […]

Soul Sharers

Soul Sharers

This poem is one of my favourite poems of all time. It perfectly encapsulates my life from how broken and confused I felt for so long to how I learnt to be comfortable with myself just as I am. It also impresses on me how […]