Shopping and Autism

Many autistic people struggle with shopping environments. Whilst every person with autism presents differently, many on the spectrum struggle with things like noise, smells and sound.  Sensory processing difficulties means people become overloaded when they…

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Music and Autism: Music Activities and Music Therapy

Music and Autism: Music Activities and Music Therapy

Music Therapy is a wonderful thing for young autistic children, both my kids really enjoyed it.  This post will go into more depth … View Post
Amazing Advice for Parents from 21 Top Autism Bloggers

Amazing Advice for Parents from 21 Top Autism Bloggers

21 of the top autism bloggers and online influences have come together to give advice to parents of recently diagnosed children. I found it overwhelming … View Post
TEACCH at Home

TEACCH at Home

When my son was 2 he was diagnosed as autistic.  At this time I was really struggling to engage with him and it was … View Post
Going to the Hairdressers & Autism Friendly Haircuts!

Going to the Hairdressers & Autism Friendly Haircuts!

Getting autism friendly haircuts isn’t easy. However there are a few easy strategies that can make going to the hairdresser a more … View Post
How to implement Commenting with PECS

How to implement Commenting with PECS

Phase 6 of the Picture Exchange Communication System® – Commenting with PECS ® is my favourite phase. In this post I will look at … View Post
Mega List: 100 Books for under 5s

Mega List: 100 Books for under 5s

I have two boys under 5 and books play a big role in our house. I love reading to the boys as part of their … 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 … View Post
Practical help to manage challenging behaviour now?

Practical help to manage challenging behaviour now?

Struggling with challenging behaviour? It’s really difficult to manage challenging behaviour and young children are very good at testing us.  Persistent … View Post
The Ultimate Holiday in Cornwall.  10 Things You Must Do!

The Ultimate Holiday in Cornwall. 10 Things You Must Do!

I have just had a brilliant holiday in Cornwall with the extended family.  The weather was great and made for a very different … View Post