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
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
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
TEACCH at Home

TEACCH at Home

When my son was two he was diagnosed as autistic.  At this time I was really struggling to engage with him and it was … View Post
Mega List: 100 Books for under 5’s

Mega List: 100 Books for under 5’s

I want to share with you our favourite 100 books for under 5’s. I have two boys under 5 and books play a big role in … View Post
Inspirational ways to get reading with your child

Inspirational ways to get reading with your child

Are you looking for tips on reading with your child?  I am going to share my favourite ways to share books with my kids. … View Post
Meaningful ways to help to manage challenging behaviour right now!

Meaningful ways to help to manage challenging behaviour right now!

Does your child hit, kick, bite, scream?  Does your child have sleeping or eating problems? It is really difficult to manage challenging behaviour and … View Post
Using visual aids to support an individual’s understanding

Using visual aids to support an individual’s understanding

Visual aids and social stories really have made a huge difference in our house.  The first few times I used them with my autistic … View Post
Books about Autism

Books about Autism

Here is a list of some of the books about autism that I have read recently about autism that I recommend, it also includes … View Post
Attention Autism

Attention Autism

After a long wait we finally had an appointment with the complex needs speech and language team.  I was pretty disappointed to hear that … View Post