Learn to Count

Like most parents I want to support my kids and help them to learn.  We all want to do our best to make sure our kids are school ready when the time comes.  Every child…

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School Transition

School Transition

The transition to school is one of the first big events in a child’s life. It is equally terrifying as it is exciting … View Post
One Page Profile

One Page Profile

What is a One Page Profile & who needs one? A one page profile is a summary of what is important to a person … View Post
PECS Phase 3 – Picture Discrimination

PECS Phase 3 – Picture Discrimination

The Picture Exchange Communication System® / PECS® is how we communicate with my non-verbal son. He started using PECS when he was 2 years old, … View Post
Creating Visual Aids with DesignCap

Creating Visual Aids with DesignCap

I was never very good at art and I probably avoided it as I grew up with a house full of artists!   … View Post
The Sensory Side of Autism

The Sensory Side of Autism

I have put off writing this post for some time.  The main reason is that I still haven’t completely got my head … View Post
Sensory Toys

Sensory Toys

Sensory support is really important for many people with autism. Unfortunately it can be really hard to identify the right sensory needs particularly for … View Post
Christmas Day Visuals

Christmas Day Visuals

A quick post in this busy week but hopefully still helpful. Everything is different at Christmas and there are many things that can be … View Post
About ASD is now The Autism Page

About ASD is now The Autism Page

I have been unhappy with the name About ASD for some time.  I am not comfortable using the term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) anymore.  … View Post
Christmas Activities for Autistic Children

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 … View Post