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 lie the first time I heard this I was really irritated. We had waited a…

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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
How to use phase one of the Picture Exchange Communication System

How to use phase one of the Picture Exchange Communication System

The Picture Exchange Communication System® / PECS®  has really changed our lives for the better.  My son is almost four … View Post
How to write & use Social Stories

How to write & use Social Stories

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

Our Sleep Routine

Struggling to get your autistic child to sleep? Sleep is an area I have really struggled with.  Any new parent learns very quickly … 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
The Most Popular Ideas For Messy Play

The Most Popular Ideas For Messy Play

Most kids find messy play impossible to resist. If you really can’t stand the thought of messy play in your house, do … View Post