It's not only humans that face barriers in this world, it's also becoming an increasingly difficult place for the animal Kingdom to thrive. Largely in part due to human nature, our ever-expanding settlements, the poisons we put into the earth, whether that's through pollution, pesticides, or our lifestyles, the effects it’s having on the birds and beasts of the world are momentous. I wonder if we could all do a little more to remove those barriers and learn to live a little more harmoniously alongside our fellow earth dwellers.
Already in a world that can be difficult to comprehend, is it fair to make people wait years for a diagnosis? And what are the detrimental affects on those who have had to wait for answers to their self doubt - what is autism and how is it characterised?
On a crisp, sunny winters afternoon on the South Devon Coast, we’re catching up with Ariadne, an incredible lady whose life was to change with a knock at the door, when she was faced with an almost impossible decision.