The Autism Show 2018

Saturday 16th June 2018, Excel, London So this is my second visit to The Autism Show having attended last year.  Once again it delivered on interesting speakers and lots of stands full of information.  I…

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Picture Exchange Communication / PECs Cards

Picture Exchange Communication / PECs Cards

Now that I have made hundreds of PECS®cards, I thought I would share how I make and store them.   Along … View Post
Applying for DLA for a child with autism

Applying for DLA for a child with autism

Are you thinking about or do you need to apply for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for your child?  It is a mammoth form … View Post
FestABLE, 2nd June 2018

FestABLE, 2nd June 2018

I am so pleased that a few weeks ago I saw an advert on Twitter for FestABLE, the National Festival of Specialist Learning, I … View Post
Books you need to read about Autism

Books you need to read about Autism

Reading is one of the best ways to learn and there are some brilliant books out there about autism. Here are books I have … View Post
How to use Attention Autism to improve communication

How to use Attention Autism to improve communication

If you want to improve a child’s communication the first place to start is with attention. I’m not going to … View Post
A very quick guide to autism

A very 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
Everything you need to know about Autism?

Everything you need to know about Autism?

There are so many misunderstandings, preconceptions and stereotypes with autism it is easy to get the wrong information.  Over the past 4.5 years since … 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.  … View Post
Early Years Support

Early Years Support

Putting my first born son into nursery at 20 months old was really scary. He seemed so young and we were starting to have concerns … View Post