A quick guide to autism

A 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
The Sensory Side of Autism

The Sensory Side of Autism

I have put off writing this post for some time.  The main reason is that I still haven’t completely got my head around … View Post
Sensory Toys

Sensory Toys

Sensory support is really important for many people with autism. Unfortunately it can be really hard to identify the right sensory needs particularly for … View Post
About ASD is now The Autism Page

About ASD is now The Autism Page

I have been unhappy with the name About ASD for some time.  I am not comfortable using the term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) anymore.  … View Post
PECS Phase 2: Distance and Persistence

PECS Phase 2: Distance and Persistence

If you don’t know what the Picture Exchange Communication System®/PECS® is then check out my post on phase one. In this post … View Post
Attention builders, reinforcers and motivating toys for autistic toddlers

Attention builders, reinforcers and motivating toys for autistic toddlers

When my autistic son was a toddler one of the hardest things was finding ways to engage him. I remember trying to play with … View Post
Kindness in Keynsham – Keynsham Kindness Festival 2018

Kindness in Keynsham – Keynsham Kindness Festival 2018

I am writing this post as my support for the Keynsham Kindness Festival 3rd-13th November 2018. 8 years ago my husband (then boyfriend) and I … View Post
All about puzzles and autism

All about puzzles and autism

For a while Puzzles were a big thing in our house. From age 3-4 puzzles was the main activity my autistic son would do.  … View Post
Autism Statistics

Autism Statistics

Did you know? 700,000 in the UK are on the autistic spectrum, that’s more than 1% of the population Almost 50% of people with autism have … View Post
Halloween activities for autistic children

Halloween activities for autistic children

I love Halloween and used to really enjoy trick or treating and apple bobbing as a child.  Many young autistic children struggle with holidays … View Post
Messy kids and piles of laundry!

Messy kids and piles of laundry!

I can’t believe my little boy has just started school!  My 5 year old has autism and after getting his Education, Health and Care … View Post