Christmas Activities for Autistic Children

Christmas is one of my favourite times of year.   A great way for small children to learn about Christmas is to have a wide variety of activities.  My eldest son is non-verbal so we use…

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Choosing a school for your autistic child

Choosing a school for your autistic child

Finding the right school for your child can be difficult.  There are lots of decisions to make that will have a big impact on … View Post
ZOG for Christmas 2018

ZOG for Christmas 2018

Regular readers will know that we are big Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler fans.  So the animated film adaptations of their books is something … View Post
Book Advent Calendar

Book Advent Calendar

My boys are both currently into books, for my eldest autistic son books are his current special interest.  As it was so successful last … View Post
PECS Phase 2: Distance and Persistence

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 … View Post
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