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 they wanted to work on attention not speech with my 2…

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A quick guide to autism

A quick guide to autism

I am quite reluctant to list traits related to autism as every person with autism is an individual and presents differently. Having said that, … View Post
What is Autism?

What is Autism?

There are so many misunderstandings about autism and there are many different opinions.  Over the past couple of years I have read a significant … View Post
Specialist Education Provision for children under 16 in the West of England

Specialist Education Provision for children under 16 in the West of England

When I started to look at local specialist schools in the West of England I assumed there would be a full list somewhere.  There … View Post
Early Years Support

Early Years Support

Personally I was wary of putting my son (first born) into nursery at 20 months old, he seemed so young and we were starting to … View Post
PECs – Picture Exchange Communication System (Phase One)

PECs – Picture Exchange Communication System (Phase One)

The Picture Exchange Communication System® / PECS®  has really changed our lives for the better.  My son is almost four years old and I would … View Post
Social Stories

Social Stories

Social Stories are a fantastic tool for you to exchange information with a child.  They can provide a great mechanism to introduce or discuss … View Post
Our Sleep Routine

Our Sleep Routine

Help my child won’t sleep!! I remember googling this many times!  Sleep is an area I have really struggled with, any new parent … View Post
The Autism Show

The Autism Show

17th June 2017, ExCel London My first Autism Show! Not long after my son was diagnosed with autism last year I saw adverts for the 2016 … View Post
Top 7 Messy Play Activities

Top 7 Messy Play Activities

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