Screen time & the future of play with Mardles

Screen time is one of those things that we often feel guilty about. However watching my kids grow up using technology and seeing them learning to play through their interaction with screens, I am beginning…

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Paperwork & Education

Paperwork & Education

Unfortunately having an autistic child seems to come with a mountain of paperwork!  So the earlier you get yourself a file and keep … View Post
Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids

Children are never too young to start cooking or preparing food.  You can start with small steps like pouring out some cereal or … View Post
So Slime DIY Review

So Slime DIY Review

Up until now I haven’t tried out slime. We do lots of messy play and my eldest particularly loves gloopy things like … View Post
Politics, Autism & Brexit – how to vote in the European Elections

Politics, Autism & Brexit – how to vote in the European Elections

Are you sick of hearing about Brexit?  Think it’s not worth voting because all the politicians are as bad as each … View Post
LEGO® Key lights and torch review

LEGO® Key lights and torch review

LEGO® is one of our favourite toys, my non-verbal autistic 5 year old relies on visual instructions and this is something LEGO is excellent … View Post
Using rewards with an autistic child

Using rewards with an autistic child

Rewards are a great way to help teach children. Children really benefit from positive reinforcements. It is important that any therapy, teaching method or … View Post
My Autism Journey & Lessons learnt!

My Autism Journey & Lessons learnt!

I grew up in 1980s England and what society taught me then was the following. I was better than people who were poor but … View Post
Meet the Autism Professional …. Educational Psychologist

Meet the Autism Professional …. Educational Psychologist

Throughout the process of getting an autism diagnosis we met with lots of different people working with autistic children.  After my son&… View Post
Easter Activities for an Autistic Child

Easter Activities for an Autistic Child

Here are some Easter themed activities to try at home. Attention Autism I regularly use Attention Autism at home, its such a great quick … View Post