PECS Phase 2: Distance and Persistence

If you don’t know what the Picture Exchange Communication System®/PECS® is then check out my post on phase one. In this post we will look at PECS phase 2: Distance and Persistence.  For us this phase…

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Attention builders, reinforcers and motivating toys for autistic toddlers

Attention builders, reinforcers and motivating toys for autistic toddlers

When my autistic son was a toddler one of the hardest things was finding ways to engage him. I remember trying to play with … View Post
Kindness in Keynsham – Keynsham Kindness Festival 2018

Kindness in Keynsham – Keynsham Kindness Festival 2018

I am writing this post as my support for the Keynsham Kindness Festival 3rd-13th November 2018. 8 years ago my husband (then boyfriend) and I … View Post
All about puzzles and autism

All about puzzles and autism

For a while Puzzles were a big thing in our house. From age 3-4 puzzles was the main activity my autistic son would do.  … View Post
Autism Statistics

Autism Statistics

Did you know? 700,000 in the UK are on the autistic spectrum, that’s more than 1% of the population Almost 50% of people with autism have … View Post
Halloween activities for autistic children

Halloween activities for autistic children

I love Halloween and used to really enjoy trick or treating and apple bobbing as a child.  Many young autistic children struggle with holidays … View Post
Messy kids and piles of laundry!

Messy kids and piles of laundry!

I can’t believe my little boy has just started school!  My 5 year old has autism and after getting his Education, Health and Care … View Post
Shopping and Autism

Shopping and Autism

Why is Shopping difficult for autistic people? Shopping and autism can be a difficult combination. Many autistic people struggle with shopping environments. Whilst every … View Post
Music and Autism: Music Activities and Music Therapy

Music and Autism: Music Activities and Music Therapy

Music Therapy is a wonderful thing for young children with autism.  My non-verbal five year old has really enjoyed it.  This post will go … View Post
21 Autism Bloggers Top Advice to Parents

21 Autism Bloggers Top Advice to Parents

Top autism bloggers and online influences have come together to give advice to parents of recently diagnosed children. I found it overwhelming when my … View Post