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 years old and he is non-verbal. Unfortunately we have seen a number of regressions in relation…

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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
The Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

The Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

A CAF is usually used when a child requires additional support.  It can be driven by the parent or anyone working with the … View Post
Speech, Language and Communication in Autism

Speech, Language and Communication in Autism

Most children learn to speak naturally without parents doing anything other than interacting and playing with their child. However this is not the case … View Post
ADOS Test & Social Communication Assessment Report

ADOS Test & Social Communication Assessment Report

I didn’t know what to expect when we went to my boy’s ADOS assessment.  We had waited a long … View Post
Welcome to my Blog – About ASD

Welcome to my Blog – About ASD

Hello and welcome to About ASD! This blog will be filled with everything I have learnt since my sons autism diagnosis and our life … View Post